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Pararhinichthys bowersi  (Goldsborough and Clark, 1908)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553396

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): cheat dace [English]
    mongrel dace [English]
  Valid Name: Rhinichthys cataractae (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1842)
    Nocomis micropogon (Cope, 1865)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Howard L. Jelks   
  Notes: Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653   
  Reference for: Pararhinichthys bowersi    
  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: Pararhinichthys bowersi    
  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: cheat dace[English]   
  Source: Starnes, W. C., Ms, 25-Aug-1998, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1998   
  Reference for: cheat dace[English]   
  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: Pararhinichthys bowersi   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poly, William J., and Mark H. Sabaj   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lack of evidence for the validity of Rhinichthys bowersi (Cyprinidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Copeia, vol. 1998, no. 4   
  Page(s): 1081-1085   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0045-8511   
  Reference for: Pararhinichthys bowersi   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stauffer, J. R., Jr., C. H. Hocutt, and R. L. Mayden   
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Pararhinichthys, a new monotypic genus of minnows (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) of hybrid origin from eastern North America   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, vol. 7, no. 4   
  Page(s): 327-336   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0936-9902   
  Reference for: Pararhinichthys bowersi   
  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: Pararhinichthys bowersi   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Stauffer et al., 1997 gave generic status to Pararhinichthys and species status to bowersi, while Poly and Sabaj, 1998 determined that the taxon did not meet the standard of "self-perpetuating groups of individuals of mixed ancestry following an evolutionary trajectory independent from that of their progenitors" so is hybrid between Nocomis micropogon and Rhinichthys cataractae  



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