Male at Los Mezquites River
A male of Cyprinella xanthicara feeding at Los Mezquites River, Cuatro CiƩnegas valley [Coahuila].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Cyprinella xanthicara (Minckley & Lytle, 1968)

Original description as Notropis xanthicara:

  • Minckley, Wendell L & G.L. Lytle. 1969. "Notropis xanthicara, a new cyprinid fish from the Cuatro Cienegas basin, north-central Mexico". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. v. 82, pp. 491-502 (ffm00120)

Conservation: Cyprinella xanthicara is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.

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