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Lepomis megalotis

(Rafinesque 1820)

Lepomis megalotis was originally described as Icthelis megalotis by Rafinesque in 1820. It belongs to the family Centrarchidae. It is commonly known as Longear sunfish but has many other common names such as longear sunfish in USA, Korva-aurinkoahven in Finland. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   megalotis
AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
AuthorNI   Rafinesque
Qualification   ---
Year   1820
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Centrarchidae
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Genus   Lepomis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Centrarchidae
Genus   Lepomis
Original Name   Icthelis        
Taxon Name   megalotis
Original Combination   Icthelis megalotis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Icthelis megalotis
OriginalSubGenus   Icthelis
Original Author   Rafinesque
Original AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1820
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kentucky, Licking and Sandy rivers, U.S.A.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Gilbert 1998:241 [ref. 23395].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   49

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Lepomis megalotis
Current Species megalotis
Current Genus Lepomis
Current AuthorWI Rafinesque [C. S.]
Current AuthorNI Rafinesque
Current Year 1820
Current Family Centrarchidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Lepomis megalotis  (Rafinesque 1820). Centrarchidae.
Name History   •Valid as Lepomis megalotis [sometimes as subspecies megalotis] (Rafinesque 1820) -- (Lee et al. 1980:600 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:303 [ref. 22186], Robison & Buchanan 1988:373 [ref. 23393], McAllister 1990:140 [ref. 14674], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:187 [ref. 24089], Page & Burr 1991:270 [ref. 18983], Boschung 1992:113 [ref. 23239], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:63 [ref. 22290], Etnier & Starnes 1993:421 [ref. 22809], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:745 [ref. 21581], Warren et al. 1994:133 [ref. 25557], Knight & Hastings 1994:150 [ref. 25560], Stauffer et al. 1995:275 [ref. 23376], Cross & Collins 1995:200 [ref. 23394], Mettee et al. 1996:543 [ref. 25836], Gilbert 1998:241 [ref. 23395], Scott & Crossman 1998:724 [ref. 24570], Fuller et al. 1999:365 [ref. 25838], Lyons et al. 2000:43 [ref. 26594], Ross et al. 2001:420 [ref. 25978], Nelson et al. 2004:131 [ref. 27807], Miller & Robison 2004:312 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:458 [ref. 27995], Miller 2006:333 [ref. 28615], Scharpf 2008:16 [ref. 30399] with subspecies and discussion, Minckley & Marsh 2009:288 [ref. 31114], Page & Burr 2011:504 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:135 [ref. 32708], Robins et al. 2018:283 [ref. 35886]).

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anagallinus Lepomis anagallinus Cope [E. D.] 1868Synonym
anutus Lepomis anutus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1817)Synonym
apiatus Lepomis apiatus Cope [E. D.] 1877Synonym
appendix Lepomis appendix (Mitchill [S. L.] 1817)Synonym
ardesiacus Lepomis ardesiacus Cope [E. D.] 1868Synonym
aureus Lepomis aureus (Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Schöpf) 1792)Synonym
auritus Lepomis auritus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
catesbei Lepomis catesbei (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831)Synonym
charybdis Lepomis charybdis Cope [E. D.] 1868Synonym
cyanellus Lepomis cyanellus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1819Valid
euryorus Lepomis euryorus McKay [C. L.] 1881Synonym
flexuolaris Lepomis flexuolaris Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Synonym
garmani Lepomis garmani Forbes [S. A.] 1885Synonym
gibbosa Lepomis gibbosa (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
gibbosus Lepomis gibbosus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
gillii Lepomis gillii Cope [E. D.] 1868Synonym
gulosus Lepomis gulosus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)Valid
haplognathus Lepomis haplognathus Cope [E. D.] 1885Synonym
humilis Lepomis humilis (Girard [C. F.] 1858)Valid
ictheloides Lepomis ictheloides Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Synonym
incisor Lepomis incisor (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831)Synonym
lirus Lepomis lirus McKay [C. L.] 1881In family
longimanus Lepomis longimanus (Cope [E. D.] 1877)Synonym
longispinis Lepomis longispinis Cope [E. D.] 1865Synonym
macrochira Lepomis macrochira Rafinesque [C. S.] 1819Synonym
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