Lepisosteus oculatus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Lepisosteus oculatus
Taxonavigation: Lepisosteiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Holostei
Ordo: Lepisosteiformes

Familia: Lepisosteidae
Genus: Lepisosteus
Species: L. oculatus

Name[edit]

Lepisosteus oculatus Winchell, 1864

  • Holotype (unique): UMMZ 55062 (stuffed).

Type locality: Duck Lake, Calhoun County, Michigan, U.S.A.

Etymology: eyed, referring to eye-like spots on body. (From The ETYFish project)

Synonyms[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: Kostlín skvrnitý
English: Spotted Gar
español: Catán pinto

References[edit]

  • Braasch, I., Gehrke, A.R., Smith, J.J., Kawasaki, K., Manousaki, T., Pasquier, J., Amores, A., Desvignes, T., Batzel, P., Catchen, J., Berlin, A.M., Campbell, M.S., Barrell, D., Martin, K.J., Mulley, J.F., Ravi, V., Lee, A.P., Nakamura, T., Chalopin, D., Fan, S., Wcisel, D., Cañestro, C., Sydes, J., Beaudry, F.E.G., Sun, Y., Hertel, J., Beam, M.J., Fasold, M., Ishiyama, M., Johnson, J., Kehr, S., Lara, M., Letaw, J.H., Litman, G.W., Litman, R.T., Mikami, M., Ota, T., Saha, N.R., Williams, L., Stadler, P.F., Wang, H., Taylor, J.S., Fontenot, Q., Ferrara, A., Searle, S.M.J., Aken, B., Yandell, M., Schneider, I., Yoder, J.A., Volff, J.-N., Meyer, A., Amemiya, C.T., Venkatesh, B., Holland, P.W.H., Guiguen, Y., Bobe, J., Shubin, N.H., Di Palma, F., Alföldi, J., Lindblad-Toh, K. & Postlethwait, J.H. 2016. The spotted gar genome illuminates vertebrate evolution and facilitates human-teleost comparisons. Nature Genetics, published online 7 March 2016.doi: 10.1038/ng.3526 reference page 
  • Winchell, A. 1864. Description of a gar-pike, supposed to be new--Lepidosteus (Cylindrosteus) oculatus. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 16(4): 183-185.BHL reference page 

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