Male in the aquarium
A male of Cyprinodon longidorsalis in the aquarium of the Museum of Zoology of the University of Nuevo León (1991). Photo by Andreas Tveteraas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Cyprinodon longidorsalis Lozano-Vilano & Contreras-Valderas, 1993

Cachorrito de la Presita; La Palma pupfish.

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Original description as Cyprinodon longidorsalis:

  • Lozano Vilano, María de Lourdes & S. Contreras-Balderas. 1993. "Four new species of Cyprinodon from southern Nuevo León, Mexico, with a key to the C. eximius complex (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae)". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 4(n. 4), pp. 295-308 (ffm00176)

Conservation: Cyprinodon longidorsalis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EW) extinct in the wild (1996).