Example of an Extinction List Entry
Extinction Category A - Resolved Extinctions
Class ACTINOPTERYGII (RAY-FINNED FISH)Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Species: Cyprinodon longidorsalis Lozano-Vilano and Contreras-Balderas, 1993
Common name: Charco Palma pupfish
Taxonomic Status: Taxonomy Established
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
References: Lozano-Vilano and Contreras-Balderas (1993) and Contreras-Balderas and Lozana-Vilano (1996).
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