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Pimephales promelas  Rafinesque, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163517

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pimephales agassizii Cope, 1867
 
    Pimephales anuli Kendall, 1903
 
    Hyborhynchus confertus Girard, 1856
 
    Pimephales fasciatus Girard, 1856
 
    Pimephales maculosus Girard, 1856
 
    Plargyrus melanocephalus Abbott, 1860
 
    Pimephales milesii Cope, 1865
 
    Hyborhynchus nigellus Cope in Cope and Yarrow, 1875
 
    Coliscus parietalis Cope, 1871
 
    Hyborhynchus puniceus Girard, 1856
 
    Cliola smithii Evermann and Cox, 1896
 
    Pimephales promelas harveyensis Hubbs and Lagler, 1949
 
  Common Name(s): Fathead Minnow [English]
 
    carpita cabezona [Spanish]
 
    tête-de-boule [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderOstariophysi   
                            OrderCypriniformes  – cyprins, meuniers, minnows, suckers  
                               SuperfamilyCyprinoidea   
                                  FamilyLeuciscidae Bonaparte, 1835  
                                     SubfamilyPogonichthyinae Girard, 1858  
                                        GenusPimephales Rafinesque, 1820 – bluntnose minnows  
                                           SpeciesPimephales promelas Rafinesque, 1820 – Fathead Minnow, carpita cabezona, tête-de-boule  
       

 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: Pimephales promelas    
       
  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: Pimephales promelas    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Fathead Minnow[English], tête-de-boule [French]   
       
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 11-Jan-2023, website (version 11-Jan-23)  
  Acquired: 2023   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & van der Laan, R. (eds) 2023. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. (https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 11 Jan 2023   
  Reference for: Pimephales promelas   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pimephales promelas   
       
  Source: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, 01-Dec-2021, database (version 01-Dec-21)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey. Year. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL. http://nas.er.usgs.gov, 01-Dec-2021   
  Reference for: Pimephales promelas   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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 http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Pimephales promelas   
       
  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: Pimephales promelas, carpita cabezona [Spanish], Fathead Minnow [English], tête-de-boule [French]   
       
  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: doi: 10.47886/9781934874318   
  Reference for: Pimephales promelas, carpita cabezona [Spanish], Fathead Minnow [English], tête-de-boule [French]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-091   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pimephales promelas, Fathead Minnow [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pimephales promelas, Fathead Minnow [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    Middle America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native & Introduced  
    Continental US, Native & Introduced  
    Mexico, Native & Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Nelson et al. (2004) Occurrence values: F:CUM  
 

 

   

 
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