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Osmerus spectrum  Cope, 1870
Taxonomic Serial No.: 189395

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): éperlan nain [French]
    pygmy smelt [English]
  Valid Name: Osmerus mordax (Mitchill, 1814)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  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: Osmerus spectrum    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: pygmy smelt[English], éperlan nain [French]   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Osmerus spectrum   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Osmerus spectrum   
  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  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   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: Osmerus spectrum   

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






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