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Couesius plumbeus

(Agassiz 1850)

Couesius plumbeus was originally described as Gobio plumbeus by Agassiz in 1850. It belongs to the family Leuciscidae and subfamily Plagopterinae. It is commonly known as Lake chub but has many other common names such as lake chub in USA (contiguous states), Kwa'ak in British Columbia, Plumbeus minnow in Canada, Méné de lac in Quebec, Can.. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   plumbeus
AuthorWI   Agassiz [L.]
AuthorNI   Agassiz
Qualification   ---
Year   1850
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Plagopterinae Plagopterinae
Genus   Couesius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Subfamily   Plagopterinae
Genus   Couesius
Original Name   Gobio        
Taxon Name   plumbeus
Original Combination   Gobio plumbeus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gobio plumbeus
OriginalSubGenus   Gobio
Original Author   Agassiz
Original AuthorWI   Agassiz [L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1850
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Plagopterinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lake Superior and Lake Huron, North America.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Gilbert 1998:134 [ref. 23395].
Primary Code   ---
Page   366

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Couesius plumbeus
Current Species plumbeus
Current Genus Couesius
Current AuthorWI Agassiz [L.]
Current AuthorNI Agassiz
Current Year 1850
Current Family Leuciscidae
Current Subfamily
Plagopterinae Plagopterinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Couesius plumbeus  (Agassiz 1850). Leuciscidae: Plagopterinae.
Name History   •Valid as Couesius plumbeus (Agassiz 1850) -- (Lee et al. 1980:150 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:135 [ref. 22186], McAllister 1990:59 [ref. 14674], Page & Burr 1991:89 [ref. 18983], Baxter & Stone 1995:60 [ref. 23374], Chereshnev 1996:599 [ref. 24659], Simons & Mayden 1997:195 [ref. 24948], Gilbert 1998:134 [ref. 23395], Scott & Crossman 1998:401 [ref. 24570], Fuller et al. 1999:58 [ref. 25838], Lyons et al. 2000:23 [ref. 26594], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:141 [ref. 25968], Wydoski & Whitney 2003:121 [ref. 27816], Nelson et al. 2004:68 [ref. 27807], Bailey et al. 2004:74 [ref. 27882], Scharpf 2005:12 [ref. 28940] with subspecies, McPhail 2007:65 [ref. 31199], Page & Burr 2011:189 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:69 [ref. 32708]).

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adustus Couesius adustus Woolman [A. J.] 1894Synonym
dissimilis Couesius dissimilis (Girard [C. F.] 1856)Synonym
greeni Couesius greeni Jordan [D. S.] 1893Synonym
plumbeus rubrilateralis Couesius plumbeus rubrilateralis Cox [P.] 1901Synonym
prosthemius Couesius prosthemius (Cope [E. D.] 1867)Synonym
rubrilateralis Couesius rubrilateralis Cox [P.] 1901Synonym
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