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Pimephales vigilax

(Baird & Girard 1853)

Pimephales vigilax was originally described as Ceraticthys vigilax by Baird & Girard in 1853. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Leuciscinae. It is commonly known as Bullhead minnow and is known in USA (contiguous states) as bullhead minnow, in USA (contiguous states) as carpita cabeza de toro, in USA (contiguous states) as Bullhead minnow. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is U.S.A. and northern Mexico.
Species   vigilax
AuthorWI   Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.]
AuthorNI   Baird & Girard
Qualification   ---
Year   1853
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Leuciscinae Leuciscinae
Genus   Pimephales
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Leuciscinae
Genus   Pimephales
Original Name   Ceraticthys        
Taxon Name   vigilax
Original Combination   Ceraticthys vigilax
Original Genus   Ceraticthys
Original Genus Species   Ceraticthys vigilax
OriginalSubGenus   Ceraticthys
Original Author   Baird & Girard
Original AuthorWI   Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1853
Original Family   Cyprinidae
Original SubFamily   Leuciscinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Otter Creek, Arkansas [= tributary to North Fork of Red River, either Kiowa or Tillman County, southwestern Oklahoma], U.S.A.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 31 (specimen plus pharyngeal arches lost)
Page   391

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Pimephales vigilax
Current Species   vigilax
Current Genus   Pimephales
Current AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Current AuthorNI   Cope
Current Year   1853
Current Family   Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily   Leuciscinae Leuciscinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   U.S.A. and northern Mexico.

Current Summary   Valid as Pimephales vigilax  (Baird & Girard 1853). Cyprinidae: Leuciscinae.
Name History   • Valid as Pimephales vigilax  (Baird & Girard 1853), subspecies vigilax  [most authors] -- (Lee et al. 1980:343 [ref. 22416], Robison & Buchanan 1988:250 [ref. 23393], Page & Burr 1991:130 [ref. 18983], Boschung 1992:58 [ref. 23239], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:19 [ref. 22290], Etnier & Starnes 1993:252 [ref. 22809], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:452 [ref. 21581], Warren et. al. 1994:132 [ref. 25557], Knight & Hastings 1994:149 [ref. 25560], Stauffer et al. 1995:156 [ref. 23376], Mettee et al. 1996:305 [ref. 25836], Fuller et al. 1999:137 [ref. 25838], Lyons et al. 2000:32 [ref. 26594], Houston 2001:145 [ref. 25427], Ross et al. 2001:241 [ref. 25978], Scharpf 2005:35 [ref. 28940]). • Valid as Pimephales vigilax  (Baird & Girard 1853) -- (Nelson et al. 2004:77 [ref. 27807], Miller & Robison 2004:182 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:269 [ref. 27995], Miller 2006:137 [ref. 28615], Page & Burr 2011:252 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:77 [ref. 32708])

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agassizii Pimephales agassizii Cope [E. D.] 1867Synonym
anuli Pimephales anuli Kendall [W. C.] 1903Synonym
biguttata Pimephales biguttata (Cope [E. D.] 1880)Synonym
callarchus Pimephales callarchus (Hubbs [C. L.] & Black [J. D.] 1947)Synonym
confertus Pimephales confertus (Girard [C. F.] 1856)Synonym
fasciatus Pimephales fasciatus Girard [C. F.] 1856Synonym
haematurus Pimephales haematurus (Cope [E. D.] 1867)Synonym
harveyensis Pimephales harveyensis Hubbs [C. L.] & Lagler [K. F.] 1949Synonym
maculosus Pimephales maculosus Girard [C. F.] 1856Synonym
melanocephalus Pimephales melanocephalus (Abbott [C. C.] 1860)Synonym
milesii Pimephales milesii Cope [E. D.] 1865Synonym
notatus Pimephales notatus (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820)Valid
ornatus Pimephales ornatus (Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.] 1854)Synonym
parietalis Pimephales parietalis (Cope [E. D.] 1871)Synonym
parviceps Pimephales parviceps (Hubbs [C. L.] & Black [J. D.] 1947)Synonym
perspicuus Pimephales perspicuus (Girard [C. F.] 1856)Synonym
promelas Pimephales promelas Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Valid
promelas harveyensis Pimephales promelas harveyensis Hubbs [C. L.] & Lagler [K. F.] 1949Synonym
superciliosus Pimephales superciliosus (Cope [E. D.] 1868)Synonym
tenellus Pimephales tenellus (Girard [C. F.] 1856)Valid
tuditanus Pimephales tuditanus (Cope [E. D.] 1867)Synonym
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