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Chrosomus oreas


Chrosomus oreas was originally described as Chrosomus oreas by Cope in 1868. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Leuciscinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern U.S.A.
Species   oreas
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
Qualification   ---
Year   1868
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Leuciscinae Leuciscinae
Genus   Chrosomus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Leuciscinae
Genus   Chrosomus
Original Name   Chrosomus        
Taxon Name   oreas
Original Combination   Chrosomus oreas
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chrosomus oreas
OriginalSubGenus   Chrosomus
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1868
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Leuciscinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Headwaters of Roanoke River, Montgomery County, Virginia, U.S.A.
Types   Paralectotypes: ANSP 4552-65 (14).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:85 [ref. 13621], Gilbert 1998:126 [ref. 23395].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   ANSP 4551
Journal   J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. (Ser. 2)
Citation   v. 6 (art. 5)
Page   233
Illustrations   Pl. [23] 27 (fig. 7)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chrosomus oreas
Current Species   oreas
Current Genus Chrosomus
Current AuthorWI Cope [E. D.]
Current AuthorNI   Cope
Current Year   1868
Current Family Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily
Leuciscinae Leuciscinae

Water Fresh water
Distribution Eastern U.S.A.

Current Summary   Valid as Chrosomus oreas  Cope 1868. Cyprinidae: Leuciscinae.
Name History   • Valid as Phoxinus oreas  (Cope 1868) -- (Lee et al. 1980:339 [ref. 22416], Howes 1985:71 [ref. 5274], Page & Burr 1991:85 [ref. 18983], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:286 [ref. 21581], Stauffer et al. 1995:150 [ref. 23376], Gilbert 1998:126 [ref. 23395], Bogutskaya 1998:69 [ref. 23589], Fuller et al. 1999:130 [ref. 25838], Skelton 2001:123 [ref. 25125], Nelson et al. 2004:76 [ref. 27807], Scharpf 2005:34 [ref. 28940]). • Valid as Chrosomus oreas  Cope 1868 -- (Strange & Mayden 2009:495 [ref. 30381], Page & Burr 2011:185 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:69 [ref. 32708]).

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cumberlandensis Chrosomus cumberlandensis (Starnes [W. C.] & Starnes [L. B.] 1978)Valid
dakotensis Chrosomus dakotensis Evermann [B. W.] & Cox [U. O.] 1896Synonym
eos Chrosomus eos Cope [E. D.] 1861Valid
erythrogaster Chrosomus erythrogaster (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820)Valid
neogaeus Chrosomus neogaeus (Cope [E. D.] 1867)Valid
pyrrhogaster Chrosomus pyrrhogaster Jordan [D. S.] 1876Synonym
saylori Chrosomus saylori (Skelton [C. E.] 2001)Valid
tennesseensis Chrosomus tennesseensis (Starnes [W. C.] & Jenkins [R. E.] 1988)Valid
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