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Cyprinella  Girard, 1856
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163765

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Erogala Jordan in Jordan and Brayton, 1878
    Moniana Girard, 1856
  Common Name(s): satinfin shiners [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2023   

 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  
                                  FamilyLeuciscidae Bonaparte, 1835  
                                     SubfamilyPogonichthyinae Girard, 1858  
                                        GenusCyprinella Girard, 1856 – satinfin shiners  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari Contreras-Balderas and Lozano-Vilano, 1994 – Tepehuan Shiner, carpita tepehuana 
                                           Species Cyprinella analostana Girard, 1859 – Satinfin Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella bocagrande (Chernoff and Miller, 1982) – Largemouth Shiner, carpita bocagrande 
                                           Species Cyprinella caerulea (Jordan, 1877) – Blue Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella callisema (Jordan, 1877) – Ocmulgee Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella callistia (Jordan, 1877) – Alabama Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella callitaenia (Bailey and Gibbs, 1956) – Bluestripe Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella camura (Jordan and Meek, 1884) – Bluntface Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella chloristia (Jordan and Brayton, 1878) – Greenfin Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella formosa (Girard, 1856) – Beautiful Shiner, carpita yaqui 
                                           Species Cyprinella galactura (Cope, 1868) – Whitetail Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella garmani (Jordan, 1885) – Gibbous Shiner, carpita jorobada 
                                           Species Cyprinella gibbsi (Howell and Williams, 1971) – Tallapoosa Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella labrosa (Cope, 1870) – Thicklip Chub, thicklip shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella leedsi (Fowler, 1942) – Bannerfin Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella lepida Girard, 1856 – Plateau Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella lutrensis (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Red Shiner, carpita roja 
                                           Species Cyprinella nivea (Cope, 1870) – Whitefin Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella panarcys (Hubbs and Miller, 1978) – Conchos Shiner, carpita del Conchos 
                                           Species Cyprinella proserpina (Girard, 1856) – carpita del Norte, carpita río del norte, Proserpine Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella pyrrhomelas (Cope, 1870) – Fieryblack Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella rutila (Girard, 1856) – Mexican Red Shiner, carpita regiomontana 
                                           Species Cyprinella spiloptera (Cope, 1867) – Spotfin Shiner, méné bleu 
                                           Species Cyprinella trichroistia (Jordan and Gilbert in Jordan and Brayton, 1878) – Tricolor Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella venusta Girard, 1856 – Blacktail Shiner, carpita colinegra 
                                           Species Cyprinella whipplei Girard, 1856 – Steelcolor Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella xaenura (Jordan, 1877) – Altamaha Shiner 
                                           Species Cyprinella xanthicara (Minckley and Lytle, 1969) – Cuatro Cienegas Shiner, carpita de Cuatro Ciénegas 
                                           Species Cyprinella zanema (Jordan and Brayton, 1878) – Santee Chub, Santee shiner 

  Expert: Howard L. Jelks  
  Notes: Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653   
  Reference for: Cyprinella    
  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: Cyprinella    
  Other Source(s):    
  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. ( Electronic version accessed 11 Jan 2023   
  Reference for: Cyprinella   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cyprinella   
  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: Cyprinella   
  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: Cyprinella   
  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): ii + 284   
  Publisher: Florida Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Gainesville, Florida, USA   
  Reference for: Cyprinella   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Girard, Charles F.  
  Publication Date: 1856   
  Article/Chapter Title: Researches upon the cyprinoid fishes inhabiting the fresh waters of the United States, west of the Mississippi Valley, from specimens in the museum of the Smithsonian Institution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, vol. 8   
  Page(s): 165-213   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schönhuth, Susana, Jasna Vukic, Radek Sanda, Lei Yang, Richard L. Mayden  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic relationships and classification of the Holarctic family Leuciscidae (Cypriniformes: Cyprinoidei)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 127   
  Page(s): 781-799   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.06.026   
  Reference for: Cyprinella   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Tan, Milton, and Jonathon W. Armbruster  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic classification of extant genera of fishes of the order Cypriniformes (Teleostei: Ostariophysi)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 4476, no. 1   
  Page(s): 6-39   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4476.1.4   
  Reference for: Cyprinella   

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