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Micropterus  Lacepède, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 168158

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): black basses [English]
    largemouth basses [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyCentrarchidae  – sunfishes, achigans et crapets, lobinas  
                                     GenusMicropterus Lacepède, 1802 – black basses, largemouth basses  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Micropterus cahabae Baker, Johnston and Blanton in Baker, Blanton and Johnston, 2013 – Cahaba Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus cataractae Williams and Burgess, 1999 – Shoal Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus chattahoochae Baker, Johnston and Blanton in Baker, Blanton and Johnston, 2013 – Chattahoochee Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus coosae Hubbs and Bailey, 1940 – Redeye Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus dolomieu Lacepède, 1802 – achigan à petite bouche, Smallmouth Bass, lobina boca chica 
                                        Species Micropterus floridanus (Lesueur, 1822) – Florida Largemouth Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus henshalli Hubbs and Bailey, 1940 – Alabama Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus notius Bailey and Hubbs, 1949 – Suwannee Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus punctulatus (Rafinesque, 1819) – Spotted Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus salmoides (Lacepède, 1802) – Largemouth Bass, lobina negra, achigan à grande bouche 
                                        Species Micropterus tallapoosae Baker, Johnston and Blanton in Baker, Blanton and Johnston, 2013 – Tallapoosa Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus treculii (Vaillant and Bocourt, 1874) – Guadalupe bass, Guadaloupe Bass 
                                        Species Micropterus warriorensis Baker, Johnston and Blanton in Baker, Blanton and Johnston, 2013 – Warrior Bass 

  Expert: Howard L. Jelks  
  Notes: Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653   
  Reference for: Micropterus    
  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: Micropterus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 05-Oct-2021, website (version 5-Oct-2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2021. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 08 Oct 2021   
  Reference for: Micropterus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Micropterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bagley, J. C., R. L. Mayden, K. J. Roe, W. Holznagel, and P. M. Harris  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Congeneric phylogeographical sampling reveals polyphyly and novel biodiversity within black basses (Centrarchidae: Micropterus)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 104, no. 2   
  Page(s): 346-363   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0024-4066   
  Notes: doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01720.x   
  Reference for: Micropterus   
  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: Micropterus   
  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   
  Reference for: Micropterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Near, Thomas J., and James B. Koppelman  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Species diversity, phylogeny and phylogeography of Centrarchidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Centrarchid Fishes Diversity, Biology, and Conservation   
  Page(s): 1-38   
  Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell   
  Publication Place: Chichester, West Sussex, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1405133422   
  Notes: Edited by S. J. Cooke and D. P. Philipp   
  Reference for: Micropterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Near, Thomas J., Todd W. Kassler, Jeffrey B. Koppelman, Casey B. Dillman, and David P. Philipp  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Speciation in North American black basses, Micropterus (Actinopterygii: Centrarchidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Evolution, vol. 57, no. 7   
  Page(s): 1610-1621   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2157-1597   
  Notes: doi: 10.1111/j.0014-3820.2003.tb00368.x   
  Reference for: Micropterus   
  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: Micropterus   
  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: Micropterus   

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  Comment: Fish genus Micropterus Lacepède, 1802 (TSN 168158) is a senior homonym of whale genus Micropterus Wagner, 1846 (TSN 770866)  



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