Original description as Allotoca goslinei:
- Smith, Michael & R.R. Miller. 1987. "Allotoca goslinei, a new species of goodeid fish from Jalisco, Mexico". Copeia. v. 1987(n. 3), pp. 610-616 (ffm04507)
Conservation: Allotoca goslinei is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.