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Chrosomus tennesseensis

(Starnes & Jenkins 1988)

Chrosomus tennesseensis was originally described as Phoxinus tennesseensis by Starnes & Jenkins in 1988. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Leuciscinae. It is commonly known as Tennessee dace and is known Tennessee dace in USA (contiguous states), Tennessee Dace in South Africa. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern U.S.A.
Species   tennesseensis
AuthorWI   Starnes [W. C.] & Jenkins [R. E.]
AuthorNI   Starnes & Jenkins
Qualification   ---
Year   1988
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Leuciscinae Leuciscinae
Genus   Chrosomus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Leuciscinae
Genus   Chrosomus
Original Name   Phoxinus        
Taxon Name   tennesseensis
Original Combination   Phoxinus tennesseensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chrosomus tennesseensis
OriginalSubGenus   Phoxinus
Original Author   Starnes & Jenkins
Original AuthorWI   Starnes [W. C.] & Jenkins [R. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1988
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Leuciscinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Spring seep tributary to Reed Creek, county road 5 miles east of Tennessee highway 73, Blount County, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 134735 (12); TU 574 (osteol. coll., 4 c&s), 97994 (6), TU osteo. 575 (4, c&s); UAIC 5230.01 (6); UF 21802 (5); UMMZ 198997 (18); USNM 216212 (15), 288068 (3); UT 44.495 (14), 44.992 (7), 44.1070 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bart & Taylor 1993:44 [ref. 20906], Gilbert 1998:155 [ref. 23395].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   TU 97993
Journal   Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.
Citation   v. 101 (no. 3)
Page   518
Illustrations   Fig. 1a-c

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chrosomus tennesseensis
Current Species   tennesseensis
Current Genus Chrosomus
Current AuthorWI Starnes [W. C.] & Jenkins [R. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Starnes & Jenkins
Current Year   1988
Current Family Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily
Leuciscinae Leuciscinae

Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Found in gravel, sand and silt bottomed pools of spring-fed headwaters.
Distribution Eastern U.S.A.

Current Summary   Valid as Chrosomus tennesseensis  (Starnes & Jenkins 1988). Cyprinidae: Leuciscinae.
Name History   • Valid as Phoxinus tennesseensis  Starnes & Jenkins 1988 -- (Burkhead & Jenkins 1991:360 [ref. 21804], Page & Burr 1991:85 [ref. 18983], Etnier & Starnes 1993:247 [ref. 22809], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:283 [ref. 21581], Gilbert 1998:155 [ref. 23395], Skelton 2001:123 [ref. 25125], Nelson et al. 2004:76 [ref. 27807], Scharpf 2005:35 [ref. 28940]). • Valid as Chrosomus tennesseensis  (Starnes & Jenkins 1988) -- (Strange & Mayden 2009:495 [ref. 30381], Page & Burr 2011:185 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:69 [ref. 32708]).

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cumberlandensis Chrosomus cumberlandensis (Starnes [W. C.] & Starnes [L. B.] 1978)Valid
dakotensis Chrosomus dakotensis Evermann [B. W.] & Cox [U. O.] 1896Synonym
eos Chrosomus eos Cope [E. D.] 1861Valid
erythrogaster Chrosomus erythrogaster (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820)Valid
neogaeus Chrosomus neogaeus (Cope [E. D.] 1867)Valid
oreas Chrosomus oreas Cope [E. D.] 1868Valid
pyrrhogaster Chrosomus pyrrhogaster Jordan [D. S.] 1876Synonym
saylori Chrosomus saylori (Skelton [C. E.] 2001)Valid
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