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Etheostoma wapiti  Etnier and Williams, 1989
Taxonomic Serial No.: 168466

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): boulder darter [English]
 
    Elk River darter [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderPercoidei   
                                  FamilyPercidae  – true perches, perches, percas, perches et dards, perches  
                                     GenusEtheostoma Rafinesque, 1819 – smoothbelly darters  
                                        SpeciesEtheostoma wapiti Etnier and Williams, 1989 – boulder darter, Elk River darter  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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: Etheostoma wapiti    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Etheostoma wapiti   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Etheostoma wapiti   
       
  Source: U. S. Dept. Interior, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Etheostoma wapiti   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Etnier, David A., and James D. Williams   
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: Etheostoma (Nothonotus) wapiti (Osteichthyes: Percidae), a new darter from the southern bend of the Tennessee River System in Alabama and Tennessee   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 102, no. 4   
  Page(s): 987-1000   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-324X   
  Notes: Available online: http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34551377   
  Reference for: Etheostoma wapiti, boulder darter [English]   
       
  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: Etheostoma wapiti, boulder darter [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Species Status for the Boulder Darter   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 53, no. 170   
  Page(s): 33996-33998   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: boulder darter[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population for Two Fishes (Boulder Darter and Spotfin Chub) in Shoal Creek, Tennessee and Alabama   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 70, no. 67   
  Page(s): 17916-17927   
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  Reference for: Etheostoma wapiti, boulder darter [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: Listed Endangered as Etheostoma (Nothonotus) sp., as published in Federal Register Volume 53, Number 170, Pages 33996 - 33998, September 01, 1988  
    US ESA: Nonessential experimental population in Shoal Creek, as published in Federal Register Volume 70, Number 67, Pages 17916 - 17927, April 08, 2005  
 

 

   


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