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Taxonavigation: Cobitoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cobitoidea

Familia: Catostomidae
Subfamiliae: Bubalichthyinae - Catostominae - Cycleptinae - Lagochilinae - Myxocyprininae

Genera: †Amyzon – Carpiodes – Catostomus – Cycleptus – Erimyzon – Hypentelium – Ictiobus – Minytrema – Moxostoma – Myxocyprinus – Thoburnia


Catostomidae Agassiz, 1855


  • Agassiz, L.; 1855: Art. XII. Synopsis of the ichthyological fauna of the Pacific slope of North America, chiefly from the collections made by the U. S. Expl. Exped. under the command of Captain C. Wilkes, with recent additions and comparisons with eastern types. American Journal of Science and Arts, (Series 2) 19 (55): 71–99. BHL
  • Chen, W-j.; Mayden, R.L. 2012: Phylogeny of suckers (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Catostomidae): further evidence of relationships provided by the single-copy nuclear gene IRBP2. Zootaxa 3586: 195–210. Preview PDF reference page 


  • Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2006. FishBase, version (02/2006). [1]

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