Allotoca maculata Smith & Miller, 1980

Opal allotoca, Opal goodeid, Blackspot allotoca, Blackspot goodeid, Tailspot goodeid, tiro manchado



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: after 24 September 1979

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered















Original scientific description:

Smith, Michael Leonard and Miller, Robert Rush. (1980). Allotoca maculata, a New Species of Goodeid Fish from Western México, with Comments on Allotoca dugesi. Copeia 1980(3): 408-417. [Abstract]


Other references:

Contreras-Balderas, S. & Almada-Villela, P. (1996). Allotoca maculata. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( Downloaded on 09 July 2011.

Domínguez-Domínguez, O., N. Mercado-Silva, J. Lyons, and H. J. Grier. 2005. The viviparous goodeid species. Pages 525-569 in M. C. Uribe and H. J. Grier, eds. Viviparous fishes. New Life Publications, Homestead, Florida.

Lyons, John et al. (2019). Distribution and current conservation status of the Mexican Goodeidae (Actinopterygii, Cyprinodontiformes). ZooKeys 885: 115-158.

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.

Webb, Shane A. and Miller, Robert Rush. (1998). Zoogoneticus tequila, a new goodeid fish (Cyprinodontiformes) from the Ameca drainage of Mexico, and a rediagnosis of the genus. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology The University of Michigan, no. 725, 23 pp. [records of this species from Ameca drainage, Mexico]


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