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Plargyrus melanocephalus


Plargyrus melanocephalus was originally described as Plargyrus melanocephalus by Abbott in 1860. It belongs to the family Leuciscidae and subfamily Pogonichthyinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanocephalus
AuthorWI   Abbott [C. C.]
AuthorNI   Abbott
Qualification   ---
Year   1860
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Pogonichthyinae Pogonichthyinae
Genus   Plargyrus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Leuciscidae
Subfamily   Pogonichthyinae
Genus   Plargyrus
Original Name   Plargyrus        
Taxon Name   melanocephalus
Original Combination   Plargyrus melanocephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Plargyrus melanocephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Plargyrus
Original Author   Abbott
Original AuthorWI   Abbott [C. C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1860
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pogonichthyinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lake Whittlesey, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Types   Syntypes: ANSP 5739-93 (54 or 55); MCZ 2089 [ex USNM] (2), 35907 [ex USNM 3374] (1); USNM 3374 (orig. 20, now 14).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:83 [ref. 13621], Gilbert 1998:112 [ref. 23395].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 12
Page   325

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pimephales promelas
Current Species promelas
Current Genus Pimephales
Current AuthorWI Rafinesque [C. S.]
Current AuthorNI Rafinesque
Current Year 1820
Current Family Leuciscidae
Current Subfamily
Pogonichthyinae Pogonichthyinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Pimephales promelas  Rafinesque 1820. Leuciscidae: Pogonichthyinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Pimephales promelas Rafinesque 1820 -- (Gilbert 1998:112 [ref. 23395]).

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americanus Plargyrus americanus Cope [E. D.] 1865Synonym
argentatus Plargyrus argentatus Girard [C. F.] 1856Synonym
bowmani Plargyrus bowmani Girard [C. F.] 1856Synonym
typicus Plargyrus typicus Girard [C. F.] 1856Synonym
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