Cyprinella lutrensis blairi Hubbs, 1940

Maravillas red shiner



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Notropis lutrensis blairi Hubbs, 1940


Probably an invalid subspecies, but listed as extinct by (Burkhead, 2012).


Conservation Status

Extinct (Burkhead, 2012) or invalid

Last record: 1954 (Miller et al. 1989:25; Hubbs, 1954?)

IUCN RedList status: "apparently is extinct"


Estimated date of extinction: 1960 (Burkhead, 2012)



Texas, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hubbs, Clark L. (1940). Fishes from the Big Bend region of Texas. Trans. Tex. Acad. Sci. 23: 3-12.


Other references:

Burkhead, Noel M. (2012). Extinction Rates in North American Freshwater Fishes, 1900–2010. BioScience 62(9): 798-808.

Hubbs, Clark L. (1954). Establishment of a forage fish, the red shiner (Notropis lutrensis), in the lower Colorado River system. California Fish and Game 40:287-294.

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.

Matthews, W. J. (1987). Geographic variation in Cyprinella lutrensis (Pisces, Cyprinidae) in the United States, with notes on Cyprinella lepida. Copeia 1987(3): 616-637.

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.

NatureServe. (2013). Cyprinella lutrensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 26 January 2015.

Scharpf, C. (2005). Annotated checklist of North American freshwater fishes, including subspecies and undescribed forms, Part 1: Petromyzontidae through Cyprinidae. American Currents, Special Publication 31(4): 1-44.


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