Pellegrin, J. (1901)
Etymology: The species name is derived from the Latin meaning "with many spots".
Skiffia multipunctata is endemic to the Mexican ferderal states of Jalisco and Michoacan. It has been historically found from the lower Rio Lerma drainage, including Rio Duero, and Rio Grande de Santiago/Laguna Chapala to about Guadalajara. There are no distinguishable ESU's, so all fish belong to SKIMU1. The maximum known size is 72 mm (about 2-3/4 inches) ("About the Species, Skiffia multipunctata").
Male S. punctata
black blotching covering
most of the body
Another male showing little black blotching
2009. About the Species, Skiffia multipunctata. Goodeid working Group. . February 9, 2019.
Miller, Robert et al. Freshwater Fishes of Mexico. The University of Chicago Press, 2005