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Couesius prosthemius

(Cope 1867)

Couesius prosthemius was originally described as Ceratichthys prosthemius by Cope in 1867. It belongs to the family Leuciscidae and subfamily Plagopterinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   prosthemius
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
Qualification   ---
Year   1867
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Plagopterinae Plagopterinae
Genus   Couesius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Subfamily   Plagopterinae
Genus   Couesius
Original Name   Ceratichthys        
Taxon Name   prosthemius
Original Combination   Ceratichthys prosthemius
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ceratichthys prosthemius
OriginalSubGenus   Ceratichthys
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1867
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Plagopterinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Montreal River, Keweenaw Point, Keweenaw County, Michigan, U.S.A., Lake Superior.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:88 [ref. 13621] but as syntypes because lectotype was not separated out, but lectotype as established by Fowler 1918:35 [ref. 11665] should be 146 mm (caudal damaged), Gilbert 1998:136 [ref. 23395] with syntypes.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   ANSP 2152
Page   365
Illustrations   Pl. 11 (fig. 4)

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   Synonym of Couesius plumbeus  (Agassiz 1850). Leuciscidae: Plagopterinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Couesius plumbeus (Agassiz 1850) -- (Smith 1986:136 [ref. 22186], Scott & Crossman 1998:406 [ref. 24570]). •Synonym of Couesius plumbeus (Agassiz 1850), subspecies plumbeus -- (Gilbert 1998:136 [ref. 23395]).

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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 Couesius plumbeus (Agassiz [L.] 1850)Valid
plumbeus rubrilateralis Couesius plumbeus rubrilateralis Cox [P.] 1901Synonym
rubrilateralis Couesius rubrilateralis Cox [P.] 1901Synonym
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