Male in the aquarium
A male of Zoogoneticus purhepechus from la Luz [Michoacán] in the Aquaculture laboratory (Acualab) of the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo in Morelia [Michoacán], in charge of Omar Domínguez Domínguez. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (06-Nov-2014). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Sub-family
Goodeinae

Tribe
Chapalichthyini

Genus
Zoogoneticus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
18-Sep-2012

Zoogoneticus purhepechus Domínguez-Domínguez, Pérez-Rodríguez & Doadrio, 2008

La Luz splitfin.


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Original description as Zoogoneticus purhepechus:

ZooBank:02890963-E887-4A3D-AA67-DA510EAC1499.

  • Domínguez Domínguez, Omar & R. Pérez-Rodríguez, & I. Doadrio. 2008. "Morphological and genetic comparative analyses of populations of Zoogoneticus quitzeoensis (Cyprinodontiformes: Goodeidae) from central Mexico, with description of a new species". Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. (n. 79), pp. 373-383 (ffm04536) (abstract)

Conservation: Zoogoneticus purhepechus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2018).