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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Cyprinodontidae Pupfishes
Subfamily: Cyprinodontinae
Genus: Cyprinodon

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52 species (see list below)

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North America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Cyprinodon albivelis
[Whitefin pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Cyprinodon alvarezi Miller, 1976

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon alvarezi
[Potosi pupfish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Cyprinodon arcuatus
[Santa Cruz pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon artifrons
[Yucatan pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon atrorus
[Bolson pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon beltrani
[Blackfin pupfish]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Cyprinodon bifasciatus Miller, 1968

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Cyprinodon bifasciatus
[Cuatro Cienegas pupfish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Cyprinodon bobmilleri
[San Ignacio pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon bondi
[Hispaniola pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

North America
Max. Length 5.6 cm TL
Cyprinodon bovinus Baird & Girard, 1853

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon bovinus
[Leon Springs pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Cyprinodon brontotheroides
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon ceciliae
[Villa Lopez pupfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon dearborni
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Cyprinodon desquamator
[]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Cyprinodon diabolis Wales, 1930

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Cyprinodon diabolis
[Devils Hole pupfish]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Cyprinodon elegans Baird & Girard, 1853

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Cyprinodon elegans
[Comanche Springs pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

North America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Cyprinodon eremus Miller & Fuiman, 1987

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon eremus
[Sonoyta pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Cyprinodon esconditus
[Hidden pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Cyprinodon eximius Girard, 1859

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon eximius
[Conchos pupfish]

Photo by Brill, J.

Central America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Cyprinodon fontinalis Smith & Miller, 1980

Photo by Brill, J.
 
Cyprinodon fontinalis
[Carbonera pupfish]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Central America
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Cyprinodon higuey Rodriguez & Smith, 1990

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Cyprinodon higuey
[]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Cyprinodon hubbsi Carr, 1936

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Cyprinodon hubbsi
[Lake Eustis minnow]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon inmemoriam
[Charco Azul pupfish]
No picture found
Central America

 
Cyprinodon julimes
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon labiosus
[Thicklip pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon laciniatus
[Bahama pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon latifasciatus
[Parras pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Central America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Cyprinodon longidorsalis Lozano-Vilano & Contreras-Balderas, 1993

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon longidorsalis
[La Palma pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon macrolepis
[Largescale pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Cyprinodon macularius Baird & Girard, 1853

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon macularius
[Desert pupfish]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Central America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cyprinodon maya Humphries & Miller, 1981

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Cyprinodon maya
[Maya pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon meeki
[Mezquital pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Central America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Cyprinodon nazas Miller, 1976

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon nazas
[Nazas pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Cyprinodon nevadensis Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon nevadensis
[Amargosa pupfish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon nichollsi
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon pachycephalus
[Bighead pupfish]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Cyprinodon pecosensis Echelle & Echelle, 1978

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Cyprinodon pecosensis
[Pecos pupfish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Cyprinodon pisteri
[Palomas pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

North America
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Cyprinodon radiosus Miller, 1948

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon radiosus
[Owens pupfish]
No picture found
North and Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon riverendi
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Cyprinodon rubrofluviatilis Fowler, 1916

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Cyprinodon rubrofluviatilis
[Red River pupfish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon salinus milleri
[Cottonball Marsh pupfish]

Photo by Brill, J.

North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Cyprinodon salinus salinus Miller, 1943

Photo by Brill, J.
 
Cyprinodon salinus salinus
[Salt Creek pupfish]
No picture found
North America

 
Cyprinodon salvadori
[Bocochi pupfish]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Central America
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Cyprinodon simus Humphries & Miller, 1981

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Cyprinodon simus
[Boxer pupfish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Cyprinodon suavium
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon tularosa
[White Sands pupfish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon variegatus baconi
[]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Cyprinodon variegatus ovinus (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Cyprinodon variegatus ovinus
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

North and South America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Cyprinodon variegatus variegatus Lacepède, 1803

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon variegatus variegatus
[Sheepshead minnow]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Cyprinodon verecundus
[Largefin pupfish]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Cyprinodon veronicae Lozano-Vilano & Contreras-Balderas, 1993

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Cyprinodon veronicae
[Charco Palma pupfish]
52 Species of Family Cyprinodontidae with Genus Cyprinodon
(Pupfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2002 Cyprinodon albivelis Whitefin pupfish North America 5.3 SL
1976 Cyprinodon alvarezi Potosi pupfish North America 5 TL
2002 Cyprinodon arcuatus Santa Cruz pupfish North America 4.6 SL
1936 Cyprinodon artifrons Yucatan pupfish Central America 6 TL
1968 Cyprinodon atrorus Bolson pupfish Central America 4 TL
1949 Cyprinodon beltrani Blackfin pupfish Central America 5 TL
1968 Cyprinodon bifasciatus Cuatro Cienegas pupfish Central America 6 TL
1999 Cyprinodon bobmilleri San Ignacio pupfish North America 3.5 SL
1935 Cyprinodon bondi Hispaniola pupfish Central America 7 TL
1853 Cyprinodon bovinus Leon Springs pupfish North America 5.6 TL
2013 Cyprinodon brontotheroides Central America 3.6 SL
1993 Cyprinodon ceciliae Villa Lopez pupfish Central America 7 TL
1909 Cyprinodon dearborni South America 4 TL
2013 Cyprinodon desquamator Central America 3.1 SL
1930 Cyprinodon diabolis Devils Hole pupfish North America 3 TL
1853 Cyprinodon elegans Comanche Springs pupfish North America 6.2 TL
1987 Cyprinodon eremus Sonoyta pupfish North America 4 SL
2002 Cyprinodon esconditus Hidden pupfish Central America 3.9 SL
1859 Cyprinodon eximius Conchos pupfish North America 5 TL
1980 Cyprinodon fontinalis Carbonera pupfish Central America 6 TL
1990 Cyprinodon higuey Central America 4 TL
1936 Cyprinodon hubbsi Lake Eustis minnow North America 5 TL
1993 Cyprinodon inmemoriam Charco Azul pupfish Central America 7.5 TL
2009 Cyprinodon julimes Central America
1981 Cyprinodon labiosus Thicklip pupfish Central America 7 TL
1942 Cyprinodon laciniatus Bahama pupfish Central America 6 TL
1881 Cyprinodon latifasciatus Parras pupfish Central America 5.5 TL
1993 Cyprinodon longidorsalis La Palma pupfish Central America 5.1 SL
1976 Cyprinodon macrolepis Largescale pupfish Central America 5 TL
1853 Cyprinodon macularius Desert pupfish North America 5 TL
1981 Cyprinodon maya Maya pupfish Central America 10 TL
1976 Cyprinodon meeki Mezquital pupfish Central America 5 TL
1976 Cyprinodon nazas Nazas pupfish Central America 5 TL
1889 Cyprinodon nevadensis Amargosa pupfish North America 7.8 TL
1989 Cyprinodon nichollsi Central America 9 TL
1986 Cyprinodon pachycephalus Bighead pupfish Central America 5 TL
1978 Cyprinodon pecosensis Pecos pupfish North America 5 TL
2002 Cyprinodon pisteri Palomas pupfish North America 4.9 SL
1948 Cyprinodon radiosus Owens pupfish North America 4 TL
1860 Cyprinodon riverendi North and Central America 7 TL
1916 Cyprinodon rubrofluviatilis Red River pupfish North America 6 TL
1972 Cyprinodon salinus milleri Cottonball Marsh pupfish North America 4.5 TL
1943 Cyprinodon salinus salinus Salt Creek pupfish North America 7.8 TL
2002 Cyprinodon salvadori Bocochi pupfish North America
1981 Cyprinodon simus Boxer pupfish Central America 4.5 TL
2005 Cyprinodon suavium North America 4.6 SL
1975 Cyprinodon tularosa White Sands pupfish North America 5 TL
1932 Cyprinodon variegatus baconi North America 3.5 TL
1815 Cyprinodon variegatus ovinus North America 7 TL
1803 Cyprinodon variegatus variegatus Sheepshead minnow North and South America 9 TL
1984 Cyprinodon verecundus Largefin pupfish Central America 4 TL
1993 Cyprinodon veronicae Charco Palma pupfish Central America 5.5 TL



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