WoRMS taxon details

Lepisosteidae Bonaparte, 1835

154640  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154640)

accepted
Family
Genus Atractosteus Rafinesque, 1820
Genus Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803
  » Species Lepisosteus oculatus Winchell, 1864
  » Species Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepisosteus berlandieri Girard, 1858 accepted as Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803)
  » Species Lepisosteus ferox Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803)
  » Species Lepisosteus gavial Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepisosteus gracilis Richardson, 1836 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepisosteus huronensis Richardson, 1836 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepisosteus latirostris Girard, 1858 accepted as Lepisosteus oculatus Winchell, 1864
  » Species Lepisosteus lineatus Thompson, 1842 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepisosteus longirostris Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepisosteus oxyurus Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepisosteus spatula Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803)
  » Species Lepisosteus stenorhynchus Rafinesque, 1818 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepisosteus treculii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Genus Cylindostreus accepted as Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Cylindrosteus Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Lepidosteus accepted as Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803 (misspelling)
  » Species Lepidosteus ayresii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus bison DeKay, 1842 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus clintonii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus copei Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus crassus Cope, 1865 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus elisabeth Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus harlani Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus horatii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus lamarii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus leptorhynchus Girard, 1858 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus lesueurii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus louisianensis Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus manjuari Poey, 1853 accepted as Atractosteus tristoechus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (synonym)
  » Species Lepidosteus milberti Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus oculatus Winchell, 1864 accepted as Lepisosteus oculatus Winchell, 1864
  » Species Lepidosteus otarius Cope, 1865 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus piquotianus Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus rostratus Cuvier, 1836 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus smithii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus thompsonii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Lepidosteus troostii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Litholepis Rafinesque, 1818 accepted as Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Sarchirus Rafinesque, 1818 accepted as Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803
brackish, fresh
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Lepisosteidae Bonaparte, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154640 on 2021-01-27
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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