Tampichthys ipni (Álvarez & Navarro, 1953)
Lantern minnow
Carpa veracruzana,  Lantern minnow
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Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Max. size:  9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Barranca de Venados, Puente Venado, Río de Metztitlán, Hidalgo, Mexico (type locality) (Ref. 33021). South of the Río Pánuco in five coastal rivers Tuxpan, Cazones, Tecolutla, Nautla and Misantla rivers) of the eastern stretch of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt (TMB) at 20°N (Ref. 80389).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 02 March 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Type locality: Barranca de Venados, .5 km below Puente Venado, Río de Metztitlán, state of Hidalgo. South of the Río Pánuco in five coastal rivers Tuxpan, Cazones, Tecolutla, Nautla and Misantla rivers) of the eastern stretch of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt (TMB) at 20°N (Ref. 80389).

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 02.05.00
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.02.09

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