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Cyprinodon arcuatus Minckley, Miller & Norris, 2002:699

Santa Cruz pupfish, Monkey Springs pupfish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1971 (Miller et al. 1989:30)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

upper Santa Cruz River basin, Arizona, USA & Sonora, Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

CAS 214579 (20 fish)

 

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Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

W. L. Minckley, Robert Rush Miller and Steven Mark Norris. (2002). Three New Pupfish Species, Cyprinodon (Teleostei, Cyprinodontidae), from Chihuahua, México, and Arizona, USA. Copeia 2002(3): 687-705. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Hoagstrom, Christopher W. and Osborne, Megan J. (2021). Biogeography of Cyprinodon Across the Great Plains-Chihuahuan Desert Region and Adjacent Areas. Proceedings of the Desert Fishes Council Special Publication 2021: 20-76.

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.

Miller, R. R., Williams, J. D. and Williams, J. E. (1989). Extinctions of North American fishes during the past century. Fisheries 14(6): 22-38.

Minckley, W. L. (1973). Fishes of Arizona. Ariz. Game Fish Dep. 293 pp.

NatureServe. (2013). Cyprinodon arcuatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 14 July 2013.

 

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