Male from Teuchitlán
A male of Zoogoneticus tequila from Teuchitlán River, Ameca drainage [Jalisco], photographed in the aquarium of the Endangered Species Center (now defunct) at the Autonomous University of Nuevo León [Monterrey].Photo by Andreas Tveteraas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Zoogoneticus tequila Webb & Miller, 1998

Picote tequila; Tequila splitfin.

Original description as Zoogoneticus tequila:

  • Webb, Shane & R.R. Miller. 1998. "Zoogoneticus tequila, a new goodeid fish (Cyprinodontiformes) from the Ameca drainage of Mexico, and a rediagnosis of the genus". Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan. (n. 725), pp. 1-23 (ffm04537)

Conservation: Zoogoneticus tequila is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2009).

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