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Cyprinodon  Lacepède, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165630

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): pupfishes [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderCyprinodontiformes Berg, 1940 – cyprinodonts, cyprinodontiforms, cyprinodontes, killifishes  
                               SuborderCyprinodontoidei  – cyprinodontoids  
                                  FamilyCyprinodontidae Gill, 1865 – killifishes, toothcarps, cachorritos, cyprinodontes, cyprinodontids, pupfishes  
                                     SubfamilyCyprinodontinae Gill, 1865 – cyprinodontines  
                                        TribeCyprinodontini Gill, 1865  
                                           GenusCyprinodon Lacepède, 1803 – pupfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon albivelis Minckley and Miller in Minckley, Miller and Norris, 2002 – cachorrito aletas blancas, whitefin pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon alvarezi Miller, 1976 – cachorrito de Potosí, Potosi pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon arcuatus Minckley and Miller in Minckley, Miller and Norris, 2002 – Santa Cruz pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon artifrons Hubbs, 1936 – bolín petota, Yucatan pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon atrorus Miller, 1968 – bolson pupfish, cachorrito del bolsón 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon beltrani Alvarez, 1949 – blackfin pupfish, cachorrito lodero 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon bifasciatus Miller, 1968 – cachorrito de Cuatro Ciénegas, Cuatro Cienegas pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon bobmilleri Lozano-Vilano and Contreras-Balderas, 1993 – cachorrito de San Ignacio, San Ignacio pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon bondi Myers, 1935  
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon bovinus Baird and Girard, 1853 – Leon Springs pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon ceciliae Lozano-Vilano and Contreras-Balderas, 1993 – cachorrito de Villa López, Villa Lopez pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon dearborni Meek, 1909  
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon diabolis Wales, 1930 – Devils Hole pupfish, Devil's Hole pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon elegans Baird and Girard, 1853 – Comanche Springs pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon eremus Miller and Fuiman, 1987  
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon esconditus Strecker, 2002 – cachorrito escondido, hidden pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon eximius Girard, 1859 – Conchos pupfish, cachorrito del Conchos 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon fontinalis Smith and Miller, 1980 – cachorrito de Carbonera, Carbonera pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon higuey Rodriguez and Smith in Smith, Rodriguez and Lydeard, 1990  
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon hubbsi Carr, 1936 – Lake Eustis minnow, Lake Eustis pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon inmemoriam Lozano-Vilano and Contreras-Balderas, 1993 – cachorrito de Charco Azul, Charco Azul pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon labiosus Humphries and Miller, 1981 – cachorrito cangrejero, thicklip pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon laciniatus Hubbs and Miller, 1942 – Bahama pupfish, guajacón 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon latifasciatus Garman, 1881 – cachorrito de Parras, Parras pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon longidorsalis Lozano-Vilano and Contreras-Balderas, 1993 – cachorrito de La Palma, La Palma pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon macrolepis Miller, 1976 – bigscale pupfish, cachorrito escamudo 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon macularius Baird and Girard, 1853 – desert pupfish, cachorrito del desierto 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon maya Humphries and Miller, 1981 – cachorrito gigante, Maya pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon meeki Miller, 1976 – cachorrito del Mezquital, Mezquital pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon nazas Miller, 1976 – cachorrito del Nazas, Nazas pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon nevadensis Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889 – Amargosa pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon nichollsi Smith, 1989  
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon pachycephalus Minckley and Minckley, 1986 – bighead pupfish, cachorrito cabezón 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon pecosensis Echelle and Echelle, 1978 – Pecos pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon pisteri Miller and Minckley in Minckley, Miller and Norris, 2002 – cachorrito de Palomas, Palomas pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon radiosus Miller, 1948 – Owens pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon riverendi (Poey, 1860)  
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon rubrofluviatilis Fowler, 1916 – Red River pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon salinus Miller, 1943 – Salt Creek pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon simus Humphries and Miller, 1981 – boxer pupfish, cachorrito boxeador 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon tularosa Miller and Echelle, 1975 – White Sands pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon variegatus Lacepède, 1803 – bolín, sheepshead minnow, pipón, sheepshead pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon verecundus Humphries, 1984 – cachorrito aletón, largefin pupfish 
                                              SpeciesCyprinodon veronicae Lozano-Vilano and Contreras-Balderas, 1993 – cachorrito de Charco Palma, Charco Palma pupfish 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes   
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Cyprinodon    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Cyprinodon   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cyprinodon   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Cyprinodon   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cyprinodon   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Cyprinodon   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cyprinodon   
       

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