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Lepomis miniatus  (Jordan, 1877)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 168157

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lepomis garmani Forbes, 1885
 
    Lepiopomus miniatus Jordan, 1877
 
  Common Name(s): scarlet sunfish [English]
 
    Redspotted Sunfish [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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 miniatus (Jordan, 1877) – scarlet sunfish, Redspotted 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 miniatus    
       
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 05-Oct-2021, website (version 5-Oct-2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2021. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. (https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 08 Oct 2021   
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus   
       
  Source: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Database (version 1.1)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: https://nas.er.usgs.gov/ The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Program maintains a database that monitors, records, and analyzes sightings of nonindigenous aquatic plant and animal species throughout the United States. The program is based at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center in Gainesville, Florida   
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gilbert, Carter R.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Type catalogue of Recent and fossil North American Freshwater fishes: families Cyprinidae, Catostomidae, Ictaluridae, Centrarchidae and Elassomatidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Florida Museum of Natural History, Special Publication No. 1   
  Page(s): 1-284   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Available online at https://www.jstor.org/stable/1447374   
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Near, Thomas J., and James B. Koppelman  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Species diversity, phylogeny and phylogeography of Centrarchidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Centrarchid Fishes Diversity, Biology, and Conservation   
  Page(s): 1-38   
  Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell   
  Publication Place: Chichester, West Sussex, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1405133422   
  Notes: Edited by S. J. Cooke and D. P. Philipp   
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus, Redspotted Sunfish [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Page, L. M., H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, N. E. Mandrak, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Seventh Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 34   
  Page(s): ix + 384   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9781934874318, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Lawrence M. Page, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, Nicholas E. Mandrak, Richard L. Mayden, and Joseph S. Nelson   
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus, Redspotted Sunfish [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus, scarlet sunfish [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Warren, Mel L., Jr.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title: Variation of the spotted sunfish, Lepomis punctatus complex (Centrarchidae): meristics, morphometrics, pigmentation and species limits   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin Alabama Museum of Natural History, no. 12   
  Page(s): 1-47   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0196-1039   
  Notes: Available online at https://almnh.museums.ua.edu/publications/bulletin-of-the-alabama-museum-of-natural-history/   
  Reference for: Lepomis miniatus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native & Introduced  
 

 

   

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