Nothonotus starnesi

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Taxonavigation: Percoidea 

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: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea

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


Nothonotus starnesi Keck & Near, 2013

  • Holotype: YPM ICH 024404, YFTC 12234.
  • Paratypes: numerous.
  • Type locality: Cane Creek off of Tennessee Highway 285 in riffle just downstream of the mouth of Millstone Branch, approximately 7 km northeast of Spencer.
  • Etymology: named after the ichthyologist Wayne C. Starnes, Curator of Fishes and Director of the Research Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, co-author of The Fishes of Tennessee (Etnier and Starnes 1993), and valued colleague of the authors, who has made substantial contributions to our understanding of the natural history and biology of North American freshwater fishes.


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Caney Fork Darter