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Cyprinodon simus Humphries & Miller, 1981

Boxer pupfish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1998?

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Laguna Chichancanab, Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Paratypes:

TU 111577 (1); UMMZ 196545 (17), 201736 (2), 201750 (5), 201757 (1), 201762 (18, 5 c&s), 203906 (1, allotype); USNM 220014 (1).

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Humphries, Julian M. and Miller, Robert Rush. (1981). A remarkable species of flock of pupfishes, genus Cyprinodon, from Yucatán, México. Copeia 1981(1): 52-64. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Contreras-Balderas, S. & Almada-Villela, P. (1996). Cyprinodon simus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 31 May 2013.

Strecker, U. (2006). The impact of invasive fish on an endemic Cyprinodon species flock (Teleostei) from Laguna Chichancanab, Yucatan, Mexico. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 15: 408-418.

https://fishlab.ucdavis.edu/?p=216

 

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