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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 Blue sucker in USA, matalote azul in USA, blue sucker in USA. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
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 ---

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 Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Cycleptus elongatus  (Lesueur 1817). Catostomidae: Cycleptinae.
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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