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Ptychocheilus vorax


Ptychocheilus vorax was originally described as Ptychocheilus vorax by Girard in 1856. It belongs to the family Leuciscidae and subfamily Laviniinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   vorax
AuthorWI   Girard [C. F.]
AuthorNI   Girard
Qualification   ---
Year   1856
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Laviniinae Laviniinae
Genus   Ptychocheilus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Subfamily   Laviniinae
Genus   Ptychocheilus
Original Name   Ptychocheilus        
Taxon Name   vorax
Original Combination   Ptychocheilus vorax
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ptychocheilus vorax
OriginalSubGenus   Ptychocheilus
Original Author   Girard
Original AuthorWI   Girard [C. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1856
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Laviniinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   [Precise locality not known] Colorado River drainage between Cochetopapa Creek and Green River, Colorado/Utah, U.S.A.
Types   Syntypes: USNM 202 (2, plus 1 pharyngeal arch as #2756) near 38°N.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Gilbert 1998:163-164 [ref. 23395].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 8
Page   209 [45]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---
Current Subspecies Year (Baird & Girard 1853)

Current Genus Species Gila robusta
Current Species robusta
Current Genus Gila
Current AuthorWI Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.]
Current AuthorNI Baird & Girard
Current Year 1853
Current Family Leuciscidae
Current Subfamily
Laviniinae Laviniinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Gila robusta  Baird & Girard 1853. Leuciscidae: Laviniinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Gila robusta Baird & Girard 1853, but a valid subspecies vorax (Baird & Girard 1853) -- (La Rivers 1994:388 [ref. 23389], Gilbert 1998:164 [ref. 23395]). •Synonym of Gila robusta Baird & Girard 1853 -- (Minckley & Marsh 2009:142 [ref. 31114], Copus et al. 2018:11 [ref. 36179]).

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gracilis Ptychocheilus gracilis Agassiz [L.] & Pickering [C.] in Agassiz 1855Synonym
grandis Ptychocheilus grandis (Ayres [W. O.] 1854)Valid
lucidus Ptychocheilus lucidus (Girard [C. F.] 1856)Synonym
lucius Ptychocheilus lucius Girard [C. F.] 1856Valid
major Ptychocheilus major Agassiz [L.] 1855Synonym
oregonensis Ptychocheilus oregonensis (Richardson [J.] (ex Gairdner) 1836)Valid
rapax Ptychocheilus rapax Girard [C. F.] 1856Synonym
umpquae Ptychocheilus umpquae Snyder [J. O.] 1908Valid
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