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Cyprinodon meeki


Cyprinodon meeki was originally described as Cyprinodon meeki by Miller in 1976. It belongs to the family Cyprinodontidae and subfamily Cyprinodontinae. It is commonly known as Cachorrito de Mezquital and is known in USA (contiguous states) as Mezquital pupfish, in USA (contiguous states) as cachorrito del Mezquital, in Mexico as Cachorrito de Mezquital. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Headwaters of Mezquital River, Mexico.
Species   meeki
AuthorWI   Miller [R. R.]
AuthorNI   Miller
Qualification   ---
Year   1976
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Cyprinodontidae
Subfamily   Cyprinodontinae Cyprinodontinae
Genus   Cyprinodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Cyprinodontidae
Subfamily   Cyprinodontinae
Genus   Cyprinodon
Original Name   Cyprinodon        
Taxon Name   meeki
Original Combination   Cyprinodon meeki
Original Genus   Cyprinodon
Original Genus Species   Cyprinodon meeki
OriginalSubGenus   Cyprinodon
Original Author   Miller
Original AuthorWI   Miller [R. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1976
Original Family   Cyprinodontidae
Original SubFamily   Cyprinodontinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Pond fed by hot springs, tributary to Río del Tunal, about 9 kilometers east of Durango City, Durango, Mexico, elevation about 1880 meters.
Types   Paratypes: CAS 33901 (169), 33899 (27); FMNH 4388 (68), 9076 (9); UMMZ 166709 (89, 3 c&s), 167727 (13), 179649 (1), 192458 (96), 196789 (4).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:31 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   UMMZ 197420
Journal   Bull. So. Calif. Acad. Sci.
Citation   v. 75 (no. 2)
Page   73
Illustrations   Fig. 1E

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Cyprinodon meeki
Current Species   meeki
Current Genus   Cyprinodon
Current AuthorWI   Miller [R. R.]
Current AuthorNI   Miller
Current Year   1976
Current Family   Cyprinodontidae
Current Subfamily   Cyprinodontinae Cyprinodontinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Headwaters of Mezquital River, Mexico.

Current Summary   Valid as Cyprinodon meeki  Miller 1976. Cyprinodontidae: Cyprinodontinae.
Name History   • Valid as Cyprinodon meeki  Miller 1976 -- (Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:34 [ref. 22290], Lozano-Vilano & Contreras-Balderas 1993:307 [ref. 21105], Echelle & Echelle 1998:855 [ref. 23614], Lazara 2001:88 [ref. 25711], Lozano-Vilano 2002:21 [ref. 27832], Nelson et al. 2004:108 [ref. 27807], Scharpf 2007:32 [ref. 30398], Page et al. 2013:107 [ref. 32708]).

Common Names  Common Names
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
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Name Combinations   Name Combinations
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airabejensis Cyprinodon airabejensis Gianferrari [L.] 1933Synonym
albivelis Cyprinodon albivelis Minckley [W. L.] & Miller [R. R.] in Minckley, Miller & Norris 2002Valid
alvarezi Cyprinodon alvarezi Miller [R. R.] 1976Valid
amargosae Cyprinodon amargosae Miller [R. R.] 1948Synonym
amazona Cyprinodon amazona Eigenmann [C. H.] 1894Uncertain
anatoliae Cyprinodon anatoliae Leidenfrost [G.] 1912Synonym
arcuatus Cyprinodon arcuatus Minckley [W. L.] & Miller [R. R.] in Minckley, Miller & Norris 2002Valid
artatus Cyprinodon artatus Hubbs [C. L.] Not available
artifrons Cyprinodon artifrons Hubbs [C. L.] 1936Valid
atrorus Cyprinodon atrorus Miller [R. R.] 1968Valid
baconi Cyprinodon baconi Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1932Synonym
baileyi Cyprinodon baileyi Gilbert [C. H.] 1893Synonym
baileyi baileyi Crenichthys baileyi baileyi Gilbert [C. H.] 1893Valid
beltrani Cyprinodon beltrani Álvarez [J.] 1949Valid
bifasciatus Cyprinodon bifasciatus Miller [R. R.] 1968Valid
blanfordii Cyprinodon blanfordii Jenkins [J. T.] 1910Synonym
bobmilleri Cyprinodon bobmilleri Lozano-Vilano [M. de L.] & Contreras-Balderas [S.] 1999Valid
bondi Cyprinodon bondi Myers [G. S.] 1935Valid
bovinus Cyprinodon bovinus Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.] 1853Valid
bovinus rubrofluviatilis Cyprinodon bovinus rubrofluviatilis Fowler [H. W.] 1916Valid
brontotheroides Cyprinodon brontotheroides Martin [C. H.] & Wainwright [P. C.] 2013Valid
browni Cyprinodon browni (Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1907)Synonym
calaritanus Cyprinodon calaritanus (Cuvier [G.] (ex Bonelli) 1829)Synonym
calidae Cyprinodon calidae Miller [R. R.] 1948Synonym
californiensis Cyprinodon californiensis Girard [C. F.] 1859Synonym
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