Original description as Microgobius miraflorensis:
- Gilbert, Carter R. & E.C. Starks. 1904. "The fishes of Panama Bay". Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences. v. 4, pp. 1-304 (ffm00451)
Conservation: Microgobius miraflorensis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010).