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Lepomis aquilensis  (Baird and Girard, 1853)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1159366

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pomotis aquilensis Baird and Girard, 1853
 
    Pomotis breviceps Baird and Girard, 1853
 
    Pomotis convexifrons Baird and Girard, 1854
 
    Pomotis fallax Baird and Girard, 1854
 
    Lepomis haplognathus Cope, 1885
 
    Pomotis nefastus Baird and Girard, 1854
 
    Lepomis occidentalis Meek, 1902
 
    Pomotis popeii Girard, 1858
 
    Lepomis megalotis aquilensis (Baird and Girard, 1853)
 
  Common Name(s): Rio Grande Longear Sunfish [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderPercoidei   
                                  FamilyCentrarchidae  – sunfishes, achigans et crapets, lobinas  
                                     GenusLepomis Rafinesque, 1819 – common sunfishes, eared sunfishes  
                                        SpeciesLepomis aquilensis (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Rio Grande Longear Sunfish  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Howard L. Jelks  
  Notes: Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653   
  Reference for: Lepomis aquilensis    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kim, Daemin, Bruce H. Bauer, and Thomas J. Near  
  Publication Date: 2021   
  Article/Chapter Title: Introgression and Species Delimitation in the Longear Sunfish Lepomis megalotis (Teleostei: Percomorpha: Centrarchidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematic Biology, syab029   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1063-5157   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syab029   
  Reference for: Lepomis aquilensis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

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