Male at Baños de San Diego
Cyprinodon pachycephalus male in the current of the spring at Baños de San Diego, Rio Grande del Norte [Chihuahua]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (06-May-2007). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

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Cyprinodon pachycephalus Minckley & Minckley, 1986

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Original description as Cyprinodon pachycephalus:

  • Minckley, Wendell L & C.O. Minckley. 1986. "Cyprinodon pachycephalus, a new species of pupfish (Cyprinodontidae) from the Chihuahuan Desert of northern Mexico". Copeia. 1986(1):184-192 (ffm00183)

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