The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Mayaheros conchitae (Hubbs, 1936:274)

Mojarra del Cenote Conchita (Spanish)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cichlasoma conchitae Hubbs, 1936:274; Cichlasoma urophthalmus conchitae Hubbs, 1936:274; Cichlasoma urophthalmum conchitae Hubbs, 1936:274


Conservation Status

Last record:  1975.




Atlantic slope, Conchita Cenote, Merida, Yucatán, Mexico


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: UMMZ 102109






Jelks, Howard L., Walsh, Stephen J., Burkhead, Noel M., Contreras-Balderas, Salvador, Díaz-Pardo, Edmundo, Hendrickson, Dean A., Lyons, J., Mandrak, Nicholas E., McCormick, Frank, Nelson, Joseph F., Platania, Steven P., Porter, Brady A., Renaud, Claude B., Schmitter-Soto, Juan Jacabo, Taylor, Eric B. and Warren, Melvin L. Jr. (2008). Conservation status of imperiled North American freshwater and diadromous fishes. Fisheries 33(8): 372-407.

Kullander, S.O., 2003. Cichlidae (Cichlids). p. 605-654. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.


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