Original description as Prietella lundbergi:
- Walsh, Stephen J & C.R. Gilbert. 1995. "New species of troglobitic catfish of the genus Prietella (Siluriformes: Ictaluridae) from northeastern México". Copeia. v. 1995(n. 4), pp. 850-861 (ffm00263)
Conservation: Prietella lundbergi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (1996).