Male in dominant coloration
A male of Cyprinodon macrolepis in dominant coloration in Ojo de Agua de Dolores, Rio Grande drainage [Chihuahua]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (21-Mar-2007). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Cyprinodon macrolepis Miller, 1976

Cachorrito escamudo; Largescale pupfish.

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Original description as Cyprinodon macrolepis:

  • Miller, Robert Rush. 1976. "Four new pupfishes of the genus Cyprinodon from Mexico, with a key to the C. eximius complex". Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. v. 75(n. 2), pp. 68-75 (ffm00172)

Conservation: Cyprinodon macrolepis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (1996).