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Extinction Category A - Resolved Extinctions

Class ACTINOPTERYGII (RAY-FINNED FISH)

Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family
: Cyprinodontidae
Species:
Cyprinodon longidorsalis Lozano-Vilano and Contreras-Balderas, 1993
Synonyms
: none
Misidentifications
: none
Common name
: Charco Palma pupfish
Taxonomic Status
: Taxonomy Established
Hypodigm
: >26
Effective extinction date
: 1988 (Last Collected) - 1994 (Extinction Claim)
Habitat
: clear water spring, with muddy bottom, predominant algae and aquatic plants
Range
: endemic to the single spring of Charco La Palma, Aramberri, southern Nuevo León, Mexico
Surveying notes
: spring of Charco La Palma and surrounding area around have been surveyed on several occasions over the last 10-15 years.
Documented Threats
: Habitat Modification
Additional notes
:
References:
Lozano-Vilano and Contreras-Balderas (1993) and Contreras-Balderas and Lozana-Vilano (1996).

 

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