Comanche Springs pupfish

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Comanche Springs pupfish
Comanche Springs pupfish.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Cyprinodontidae
Genus: Cyprinodon
C. elegans
Binomial name
Cyprinodon elegans

The Comanche Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon elegans) is a species of pupfish in the family Cyprinodontidae.

It is endemic to Texas, and is now found only in spring-fed pools near Balmorhea, a small town in West Texas.


  1. ^ NatureServe (2013). "Cyprinodon elegans". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013: e.T6150A15362013. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T6150A15362013.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017.