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Taxonavigation: Cobitoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
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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