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Fundulus  Lacepède, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165644

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Plancterus Garman, 1895
  Common Name(s): topminnows [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 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  
                            OrderCyprinodontiformes Berg, 1940 – cyprinodonts, cyprinodontiforms, cyprinodontes, killifishes  
                               SuborderCyprinodontoidei  – cyprinodontoids  
                                  FamilyFundulidae Jordan and Gilbert, 1882 – fundulines, fondules, sardinillas, killifishes, topminnows  
                                     GenusFundulus Lacepède, 1803 – topminnows  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Fundulus albolineatus Gilbert, 1891 – whiteline topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus bermudae Günther, 1874  
                                        Species Fundulus bifax Cashner and Rogers in Cashner, Rogers and Grady, 1988 – stippled studfish 
                                        Species Fundulus blairae Wiley and Hall, 1975 – southern starhead topminnow, western starhead topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus catenatus (Storer, 1846) – northern studfish 
                                        Species Fundulus chrysotus (Günther, 1866) – golden topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus cingulatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1846 – banded topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus confluentus Goode and Bean in Goode, 1879 – marsh killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus diaphanus (Lesueur, 1817) – banded killifish, fondule barré 
                                        Species Fundulus dispar (Agassiz, 1854) – starhead topminnow, northern starhead topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus escambiae (Bollman, 1887) – russetfin topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus euryzonus Suttkus and Cashner, 1981 – broadstripe topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus grandis Baird and Girard, 1853 – sardinilla del Pánuco, Gulf killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus grandissimus Hubbs, 1936 – giant killifish, sardinilla gigante 
                                        Species Fundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766) – mummichog, choquemort 
                                        Species Fundulus jenkinsi (Evermann, 1892) – saltmarsh topminnow, sardinilla del Bravo 
                                        Species Fundulus julisia Williams and Etnier, 1982 – Barrens topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus kansae Garman, 1895 – northern plains killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus lima Vaillant, 1894 – Baja California killifish, sardinilla peninsular 
                                        Species Fundulus lineolatus (Agassiz, 1854) – lined topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus luciae (Baird, 1855) – spotfin killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus majalis (Walbaum, 1792) – striped killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus notatus (Rafinesque, 1820) – blackstripe topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus notti (Agassiz, 1854)  
                                        Species Fundulus olivaceus (Storer, 1845) – blackspotted topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus parvipinnis Girard, 1854 – California killifish, sardinilla chococo 
                                        Species Fundulus persimilis Miller, 1955 – sardinilla yucateca, Yucatan killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus pulvereus (Evermann, 1892) – bayou killifish, sardinilla mulata 
                                        Species Fundulus rathbuni Jordan and Meek in Jordan, 1889 – speckled killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus relictus Able and Felley, 1988  
                                        Species Fundulus sciadicus Cope, 1865 – plains topminnow 
                                        Species Fundulus seminolis Girard, 1859 – Seminole killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus similis (Baird and Girard, 1853) – sardinilla narigona, longnose killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus stellifera (Jordan, 1877)  
                                        Species Fundulus waccamensis Hubbs and Raney, 1946 – Waccamaw killifish 
                                        Species Fundulus zebrinus Jordan and Gilbert, 1883 – plains killifish 

  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: Fundulus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Fundulus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Fundulus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Fundulus   
  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: Fundulus   
  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: Fundulus   
  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: Fundulus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Parenti, Lynne R.  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title: A phylogenetic and biogeographic analysis of cyprinodontiform fishes (Teleostei, Atherinomorpha)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, vol. 168, pt. 4   
  Page(s): 335-557   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0090   
  Reference for: Fundulus   

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