Cyprinodon bovinus Baird & Girard, 1853

Leon Springs pupfish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1851 (Miller, 1961:381)

Rediscovered in 1965

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable

 

Distribution

Pecos County, Texas, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Al-Shaer, Layla, Bloch, Andrew, Little, Kimberly and Itzkowitz, M. (2018). Monitoring social behaviour as an assessment of translocation success in a reintroduced population of the endangered Leon Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon bovinus). Aquatic Conservation. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.2889 [Abstract]

Black, Andrew N., Seears, Heidi A., Hollenback, Christopher M. and Samollow, Paul B. (Accepted, 2017). Rapid genetic and morphologic divergence between captive and wild populations of the endangered Leon Springs pupfish, Cyprinodon bovinus. Molecular Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14028 [Abstract]

Bloch, Andrew N. et al. (2018). Effect of territory intruders on the perceived quality of territorial males in an endangered pupfish, [i]Cyprinodon bovinus[/i]. Behaviour 155(6): 465-479. [Abstract]

Echelle, A. A. and Echelle, A. F. (1997). Genetic introgression of endemic taxa by non-natives: a case study with Leon Springs pupfish and sheepshead minnow. Conservation Biology 11: 153-161.

Echelle, A. A., Echelle, A. F. and Edds, D. R. (1987). Population structure of four pupfish species (Cyprinodontidae: Cyprinodon) from the Chihuahuan Desert region of New Mexico and Texas: allozymic variation. Copeia 1987: 668-681.

Garrett, G. P., Hubbs, C. and Edwards, R. J. (2002). Threatened fishes of the world: Cyprinodon bovinus Baird & Girard, 1853 (Cyprinodontidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 64: 442.

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.

Kennedy, S. E. (1977). Life history of the Leon Springs pupfish, Cypriniodon bovinus. Copeia 1977: 93-103.

Miller, Robert Rush. (1961). Man and the changing fish fauna of the American southwest. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters 46: 365-404.

Minckley, W. L., Meffe, G. K. and Soltz, D.L. (1991). Conservation and management of short-lived fishes: the cyprinodontoids. In: W.L. Minckley and J.E. Deacon (eds) (eds), Battle Against Extinction: Native Fish Management in the American West, pp. 247-282. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona.

NatureServe. (2013). Cyprinodon bovinus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 25 July 2013.

Miller, Robert Rush. (1961). Man and the changing fish fauna of the American southwest. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters 46: 365-404.

https://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/species/leonspringspupfish/

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/11977/leon-springs-pupfish-cyprinodon-bovinus

 

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