Micropterus coosae

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Micropterus coosae


Taxonavigation: Centrarchoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Centrarchiformes
Subordo: Centrarchoidei

Familia: Centrarchidae
Genus: Micropterus
Species:Micropterus coosae


Micropterus coosae Hubbs & Bailey, 1940

  • Holotype: UMMZ 97729.
  • Paratypes (132): Alabama Polytechnic Institute (9 lots); Iowa State College (4 lots); UMMZ 96762 (2, 68–79), 88205 (4, 23–84); USNM 31152 (1), 73542 (1), 101076 (1).

Type locality: USA, Alabama, Fisher Creek, tributary to Big Will's Creek of the Coosa River system, Etowah County.


  • Baker, W.H.; Blanton, R.E.; Johnston, C.E. 2013: Diversity within the redeye bass, Micropterus coosae (Perciformes: Centrarchidae) species group, with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa 3635(4): 379–401. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3635.4.3 Reference page
  • Hubbs, C. L. & Bailey, R. M.; 1940: A revision of the black basses (Micropterus and Huro) with descriptions of four new forms. Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 48: 1–51, Pls. 1-6, 2 maps. PDF


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Redeye bass