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Moxostoma  Rafinesque, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163927

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Lagochila Jordan and Brayton, 1877
    Scartomyzon Fowler, 1913
    Ptychostomus Agassiz, 1855
    Megapharynx Legendre, 1942
    Placopharynx Cope, 1870
    Quassilabia Jordan and Brayton in Jordan, 1878
    Myxostoma Jordan, 1877
    Catostomus (Teretulus) Rafinesque, 1820
    Catostomus (Moxostoma) Rafinesque, 1820
  Common Name(s): redhorse suckers [English]
    redhorses [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderCypriniformes  – cyprins, meuniers, minnows, suckers  
                                  FamilyCatostomidae  – suckers, matalotes, catostomes  
                                           GenusMoxostoma Rafinesque, 1820 – redhorse suckers, redhorses  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Moxostoma albidum (Girard, 1856) – Longlip Jumprock, matalote blanco 
                                              Species Moxostoma anisurum (Rafinesque, 1820) – Silver Redhorse, chevalier blanc 
                                              Species Moxostoma ariommum Robins and Raney, 1956 – Bigeye Jumprock 
                                              Species Moxostoma austrinum Bean, 1880 – west Mexican redhorse, Mexican Redhorse, matalote chuime 
                                              Species Moxostoma breviceps (Cope, 1870) – Smallmouth Redhorse, hookfin redhorse 
                                              Species Moxostoma carinatum (Cope, 1870) – River Redhorse, chevalier de rivière 
                                              Species Moxostoma cervinum (Cope, 1868) – black jumprock, Blacktip Jumprock 
                                              Species Moxostoma collapsum (Cope, 1870) – piedmont redhorse, Notchlip Redhorse 
                                              Species Moxostoma congestum (Baird and Girard, 1854) – Gray Redhorse, matalote gris 
                                              Species Moxostoma duquesnei (Lesueur, 1817) – Black Redhorse, chevalier noir 
                                              Species Moxostoma erythrurum (Rafinesque, 1818) – Golden Redhorse, chevalier doré 
                                              Species Moxostoma hubbsi Legendre, 1952 – Copper Redhorse, chevalier cuivré 
                                              Species Moxostoma lacerum (Jordan and Brayton, 1877) – hairlip redhorse, Harelip Sucker 
                                              Species Moxostoma lachneri Robins and Raney, 1956 – Greater Jumprock 
                                              Species Moxostoma macrolepidotum (Lesueur, 1817) – Shorthead Redhorse, chevalier rouge 
                                              Species Moxostoma mascotae Regan, 1907 – Mascota Jumprock, matalote de Mascota 
                                              Species Moxostoma milleri Robins and Raney, 1957  
                                              Species Moxostoma pappillosum (Cope, 1870) – suckermouth redhorse, V-lip Redhorse, slender redhorse 
                                              Species Moxostoma pisolabrum Trautman and Martin, 1951 – Pealip Redhorse 
                                              Species Moxostoma poecilurum Jordan, 1877 – blacktail redhorse 
                                              Species Moxostoma robustum (Cope, 1870) – smallfin redhorse, Robust Redhorse 
                                              Species Moxostoma rupiscartes Jordan and Jenkins in Jordan, 1889 – Striped Jumprock 
                                              Species Moxostoma valenciennesi Jordan, 1885 – Greater Redhorse, chevalier jaune 

  Expert: Howard L. Jelks  
  Notes: Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653   
  Reference for: Moxostoma    
  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: Moxostoma    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 04-Jan-2022, website (version 04-Jan-22)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2022. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 21 Jan 2022   
  Reference for: Moxostoma   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Moxostoma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bagley, Justin C., Richard L. Mayden, and Phillip M. Harris  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny and divergence times of suckers (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) inferred from Bayesian total-evidence analyses of molecules, morphology, and fossils   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: PeerJ, vol. 6:e5168   
  Page(s): 1-35   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2167-8359   
  Notes: doi: 10.7717/peerj.5168   
  Reference for: Moxostoma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Moxostoma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Moxostoma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Moxostoma   
  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: Moxostoma   
  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   
  Reference for: Moxostoma, redhorse suckers [English]   

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