Male from La Huacana
A male of Ilyodon whitei from La Huacana, Balsas River [Michoacan]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Sub-family
Goodeinae

Tribe
Ilyodontini

Genus
Ilyodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
18-Sep-2012

Ilyodon whitei (Meek, 1904)

Balsas splitfin; Mexcalpique cola partida.


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Original description as Goodea whitei:

  • Meek, Seth Eugene. 1904. "The fresh-water fishes of Mexico north of the isthmus of Tehuantepec". Field Columbian Museum Publication. pp. 1-252 (ffm00159)

Conservation: Ilyodon whitei is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (1996).