Opsopoeodus emiliae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Olfactores
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Leuciscinae
Genus: Opsopoeodus
Species: Opsopoeodus emiliae

Name[edit]

Opsopoeodus emiliae Hay, 1881: 507

Syntypes: SU 620 (1, lost); UF 113784 [ex Bulter Univ. 110] (1), 115522 [ex Butler Univ. 111] (1); USNM 27429 (several, now 0).

Type locality: Artesia; Macon; and Enterprise, Mississippi, U.S.A.

References[edit]

  • Hay, O.P. 1881: On a collection of fishes from eastern Mississippi. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 3 (179): 488–515.
  • Page, L.M. & C.E. Johnston 1990: The breeding behavior of Opsopoeodus emiliae (Cyprinidae) and its phylogenetic implications. Copeia, 1990 (4): 1176–1180.
  • Rebecca E. Blanton, Lawrence M. Page & Bradley M. Ennis 2011: Phylogenetic Relationships of Opsopoeodus emiliae, with Comments on the Taxonomic Implications of Discordance among Datasets. Copeia, 2011 (1): 82–92. doi: 10.1643/CI-10-004

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pugnose minnow