Rhinichthys cataractae cataractae

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Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

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: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Leuciscinae
Genus: Rhinichthys
Subspecies: R. c. cataractae


Rhinichthys cataractae cataractae (Valenciennes, 1842) in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1842

  • Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-3878.

Type locality: Vicinity of Niagara Falls, North America.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Longnose dace, Nooksack dace


  • Cuvier, G. & Valenciennes, A.; 1842: Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome seizième. Livre dix-huitième. Les Cyprinoïdes. 16: i-xx + 1-472, Pls. 456-487. BHL Reference page
  • Kim, D. & Conway, K. W.; 2014: Phylogeography of Rhinichthys cataractae (Teleostei: Cyprinidae): pre-glacial colonization across the Continental Divide and Pleistocene diversification within the Rio Grande drainage. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12209 Reference page
  • Ruskey, J.A. & Taylor, E.B. 2015. Morphological and genetic analysis of sympatric dace within the Rhinichthys cataractae species complex: a case of isolation lost. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 117(3): 547–563. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12657 Reference page