Male from Río de las Bolas
A male of Allodontichthys polylepis from Rio de las Bolas, Ameca drainage [Jalisco], in the aquarium of the aquaculture laboratory of the university of San Nicolás de Hidalgo [Morelia], under the care of Omar Dominguez-Dominguez. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Sub-family
Goodeinae

Tribe
Ilyodontini

Genus
Allodontichthys

Status
valid


Last updated on:
07-Oct-2021

Allodontichthys polylepis Rauchenberger, 1988

Finescale splitfin; Mexcalpique de escama.


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Original description as Allodontichthys polylepis:

ZooBank:85A187F4-C9C0-4BA6-9AD1-770FD191F7CC.

  • Rauchenberger, Mary. 1988. "A new species of Allodontichthys (Cyprinodontiformes: Goodeidae), with comparative morphometrics for the genus". Copeia. v. 1988(n. 2), pp. 433-441 (ffm04504) (abstract)

Conservation: Allodontichthys polylepis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2019).