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Cyprinus americanus


Cyprinus americanus was originally described as Cyprinus americanus by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Cyprininae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   americanus
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Cyprininae Cyprininae
Genus   Cyprinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Cyprininae
Genus   Cyprinus
Original Name   Cyprinus        
Taxon Name   americanus
Original Combination   Cyprinus americanus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cyprinus americanus
OriginalSubGenus   Cyprinus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cyprininae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   America [Carolinas, U.S.A.].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Systema Nat. ed. 10
Citation   v. 1
Page   321

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Menticirrhus americanus
Current Species   americanus
Current Genus Menticirrhus
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Menticirrhus americanus  (Linnaeus 1758). Sciaenidae.
Name History   •Valid as Menticirrhus americanus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Chao 1978:30 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:366 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:187 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:145 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:406 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:280 [ref. 24474], Murdy et al. 1997:198 [ref. 23144], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:372 [ref. 24550], Marín 2000:75 [ref. 26252], Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], López et al. 2002:65 [ref. 26808], Chao 2003:1626 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:87 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:147 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:431 [ref. 28815], Matamoros et al. 2009:19 [ref. 31241], Matamoros et al. 2009:19 [ref. 31241], Mabragaña et al. 2011:table S2 [ref. 31800], Page et al. 2013:152 [ref. 32708], Fabiano et al. 2014:9 [ref. 33530], Nión et al. 2016:49 [ref. 35565], Marceniuk et al. 2017:41 [ref. 35324], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:346 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:436 [ref. 35886], Spier et al. 2018:14 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:4 [ref. 36717]).

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abbreviatus Cyprinus abbreviatus Richardson [J.] 1846Synonym
abramioides Cyprinus abramioides Sykes [W. H.] 1839Synonym
acra Cyprinus acra Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
acuminatus Cyprinus acuminatus Richardson [J.] 1846Synonym
acuminatus Cyprinus acuminatus Heckel [J. J.] & Kner [R.] 1857Synonym
acutidorsalis Cyprinus acutidorsalis Wang [Y.-H.] 1979Synonym
acutidorsalis Cyprinus acutidorsalis Chen [H.-L.] & Huang [H.-Q.] in Wu 1977Valid
aeneus Cyprinus aeneus Burchell [W. J.] 1822Synonym
agone Cyprinus agone Scopoli [J. A.] 1786Synonym
albor Cyprinus albor Scopoli [J. A.] 1786Synonym
albula Cyprinus albula Nardo [G. D.] 1827Synonym
alburnus Cyprinus alburnus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
alepidotus Cyprinus alepidotus Bloch [M. E.] 1784Synonym
amarus Cyprinus amarus Koch [C. L.] 1840Synonym
amarus Cyprinus amarus Bloch [M. E.] 1782Synonym
americanus Cyprinus americanus Linnaeus [C.] (ex Gardin) 1766Synonym
anatolicus Cyprinus anatolicus Hankó [B.] 1925Synonym
angra Cyprinus angra Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
angulatus Cyprinus angulatus Heckel [J. J.] 1843Synonym
anjana Cyprinus anjana Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
annacarolina Cyprinus annacarolina Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
annoni Cyprinus annoni Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
aphya Cyprinus aphya Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
apiatus Cyprinus apiatus Valenciennes [A.] in Jacquemont 1840Synonym
aralensis Cyprinus aralensis Spiczakow [T.] 1935Synonym
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