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Opsopoeodus megalops

(Forbes 1883)

Opsopoeodus megalops was originally described as Trycherodon megalops by Forbes in 1883. It belongs to the family Leuciscidae and subfamily Pogonichthyinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Forbes [S. A.]
AuthorNI   Forbes
Qualification   in Jordan & Gilbert
Year   1883
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Pogonichthyinae Pogonichthyinae
Genus   Opsopoeodus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Subfamily   Pogonichthyinae
Genus   Opsopoeodus
Original Name   Trycherodon        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Trycherodon megalops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Trycherodon megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Trycherodon
Original Author   Forbes
Original AuthorWI   Forbes [S. A.]
Original Qualification   in Jordan & Gilbert
Original Year   1883
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pogonichthyinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Illinois River (Long Lake), Pekin, Tazewall County, Illinois, U.S.A.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Gilbert 1978:61 [ref. 7042], Sabaj et al. 1997:265-266 [ref. 23225], Gilbert 1998:112 [ref. 23395].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   USNM 28406
Page   247

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Opsopoeodus emiliae
Current Species emiliae
Current Genus Opsopoeodus
Current AuthorWI Hay [O. P.]
Current AuthorNI Hay
Current Year 1881
Current Family Leuciscidae
Current Subfamily
Pogonichthyinae Pogonichthyinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Opsopoeodus emiliae  Hay 1881. Leuciscidae: Pogonichthyinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Notropis emiliae (Hay 1881) -- (Gilbert 1978:61 [ref. 7042]). •Synonym of Opsopoeodus emiliae Hay 1881 -- (Gilbert 1998:112 [ref. 23395]).

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bollmani Opsopoeodus bollmani Gilbert [C. H.] 1891Synonym
borealis Opsopoeodus borealis Harper [F.] & Nichols [J. T.] 1919Synonym
emiliae Opsopoeodus emiliae Hay [O. P.] 1881Valid
emiliae emiliae Opsopoeodus emiliae emiliae Hay [O. P.] 1881Synonym
emiliae peninsularis Opsopoeodus emiliae peninsularis (Gilbert [C. R.] & Bailey [R. M.] 1972)Synonym
osculus Opsopoeodus osculus Evermann [B. W.] 1892Synonym
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