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Cycleptus elongatus

(Lesueur 1817)

Cycleptus elongatus was originally described as Catostomus elongatus by Lesueur in 1817. It belongs to the family Catostomidae and subfamily Cycleptinae. It is commonly known as Blue sucker and is known in USA (contiguous states) as Blue sucker, in USA (contiguous states) as matalote azul, in USA (contiguous states) as blue sucker. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is U.S.A. and northern Mexico.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Lesueur [C. A.]
AuthorNI   Lesueur
Qualification   ---
Year   1817
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Catostomidae
Cycleptinae Cycleptinae
Genus   Cycleptus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Catostomidae
Subfamily   Cycleptinae
Genus   Cycleptus
Original Name   Catostomus        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Catostomus elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Catostomus elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Catostomus
Original Author   Lesueur
Original AuthorWI   Lesueur [C. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1817
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cycleptinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ohio River, [presumeably western Pennsylvania], U.S.A.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Gilbert 1998:181 [ref. 23395].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ANSP (dry, not found)
Page   103

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Cycleptus elongatus
Current Species   elongatus
Current Genus   Cycleptus
Current AuthorWI   Lesueur [C. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Lesueur
Current Year   1817
Current Family   Catostomidae
Current Subfamily  
Cycleptinae Cycleptinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   U.S.A. and northern Mexico.

Current Summary   Valid as Cycleptus elongatus  (Lesueur 1817). Catostomidae.
Name History   • Valid as Cycleptus elongatus  (Lesueur 1817) -- (Lee et al. 1980:396 [ref. 22416], Robison & Buchanan 1988:266 [ref. 23393], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:97 [ref. 24089], Page & Burr 1991:167 [ref. 18983], Boschung 1992:60 [ref. 23239], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:23 [ref. 22290], Etnier & Starnes 1993:268 [ref. 22809], Stauffer et al. 1995:181 [ref. 23376], Cross & Collins 1995:122 [ref. 23394], Mettee et al. 1996:336 [ref. 25836], Gilbert 1998:181 [ref. 23395], Burr & Mayden 1999:22 [ref. 24027], Lyons et al. 2000:33 [ref. 26594], Buth & Mayden 2001:899 [ref. 25814], Ross et al. 2001:263 [ref. 25978], Nelson et al. 2004:79 [ref. 27807], Miller & Robison 2004:198 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:297 [ref. 27995], Miller 2006:149 [ref. 28615], Scharpf 2006:8 [ref. 30386], Page & Burr 2011:304 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:79 [ref. 32708]).

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meridionalis Cycleptus meridionalis Burr [B. M.] & Mayden [R. L.] 1999Valid
nigrescens Cycleptus nigrescens Rafinesque [C. S.] 1819Synonym
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