Original description as Profundulus hildebrandi:
- Miller, Robert Rush. 1950. "Profundulus hildebrandi, a new cyprinodontid fish from Chiapas, Mexico". Copeia. 1950(1):22-30 (ffm00214)
Conservation: Profundulus hildebrandi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2009).