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Luxilus megalops

(Rafinesque 1817)

Luxilus megalops was originally described as Cyprinus megalops by Rafinesque in 1817. It belongs to the family Leuciscidae and subfamily Pogonichthyinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
AuthorNI   Rafinesque
Qualification   ---
Year   1817
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Pogonichthyinae Pogonichthyinae
Genus   Luxilus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Subfamily   Pogonichthyinae
Genus   Luxilus
Original Name   Cyprinus        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Cyprinus megalops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cyprinus megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Cyprinus
Original Author   Rafinesque
Original AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1817
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pogonichthyinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Hudson River above the falls, New York, U.S.A.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Gilbert 1978:60 [ref. 7042], Gilbert 1998:111 [ref. 23395].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   121

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Luxilus cornutus
Current Species cornutus
Current Genus Luxilus
Current AuthorWI Mitchill [S. L.]
Current AuthorNI Mitchill
Current Year 1817
Current Family Leuciscidae
Current Subfamily
Pogonichthyinae Pogonichthyinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Luxilus cornutus  (Mitchill 1817). Leuciscidae: Pogonichthyinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Notropis cornutus (Mitchill 1817) -- (Gilbert 1964:141 [ref. 12397], Gilbert 1978:60 [ref. 7042], Smith 1986:180 [ref. 22186], Scott & Crossman 1998:451 [ref. 24570]). •Synonym of Luxilus cornutus (Mitchill 1817) -- (Gilbert 1998:111 [ref. 23395]).

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airatilus Luxilus airatilus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1832In family
albeolus Luxilus albeolus (Jordan [D. S.] 1889)Valid
cardinalis Luxilus cardinalis (Mayden [R. L.] 1988)Valid
cerasinus Luxilus cerasinus (Cope [E. D.] 1868)Valid
chickasavensis Luxilus chickasavensis Hay [O. P.] 1881Synonym
chrysocephalus Luxilus chrysocephalus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Valid
coccogenis Luxilus coccogenis (Cope [E. D.] 1868)Valid
cornutus Luxilus cornutus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1817)Valid
dissimilis Luxilus dissimilis Kirtland [J. P.] 1840Synonym
elongatus Luxilus elongatus Kirtland [J. P.] 1840Synonym
erythrogaster Luxilus erythrogaster Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Synonym
frontalis Luxilus frontalis (Agassiz [L.] 1850)Synonym
haematopterus Luxilus haematopterus (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820)Synonym
interruptus Luxilus interruptus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820In family
kentuckiensis Luxilus kentuckiensis Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820In family
leptosomus Luxilus leptosomus Girard [C. F.] 1856Synonym
lucidus Luxilus lucidus Girard [C. F.] 1856Synonym
melanurus Luxilus melanurus (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1817)Synonym
pilsbryi Luxilus pilsbryi (Fowler [H. W.] 1904)Valid
roseus Luxilus roseus Jordan [D. S.] 1877Synonym
seco Luxilus seco Girard [C. F.] 1856Synonym
selene Luxilus selene Jordan [D. S.] 1877Synonym
trivittatus Luxilus trivittatus (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820)Synonym
vittatus Luxilus vittatus (DeKay [J. E.] 1842)Synonym
zonatus Luxilus zonatus (Putnam [F. W.] 1863)Valid
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