Nothonotus acuticeps

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Taxonavigation: Percoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea

Familia: Percidae
Subfamilia: Etheostomatinae
Genus: Nothonotus
Species: Nothonotus acuticeps


Nothonotus acuticeps Bailey, 1959

  • Holotype: UMMZ 159014.
  • Paratypes: UMMZ 157585 (2), 159013 (3).

Type locality: South Fork of Holston River, about 0.5 miles above South Holston Dam, Sullivan County, Tennessee, U.S.A., elevation 1490 feet.


  • Bailey, R.M.; 1959: Etheostoma acuticeps, a new darter from the Tennessee River system with remarks on the subgenus Nothonotus. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology of the University of Michigan 603: 1–10, Pl. 1.
  • Nothonotus acuticeps in Catalog of Fishes,
    Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & Van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2018. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sharphead darter