Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Report

Go to Print Version

Galaxiella nigrostriata  (Shipway, 1953)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 623473

(Download Help) Galaxiella nigrostriata TSN 623473

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Galaxias pusillus nigrostriatus Shipway, 1953
  Common Name(s): Black-striped minnow [English]
    Black-stripe minnow [English]
    Blackstriped Dwarf Galaxias [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                            OrderOsmeriformes  – argentines, éperlans, argentines, smelts  
                                  SuperfamilyGalaxioidea Müller, 1845  
                                     FamilyGalaxiidae Müller, 1845 – galaxiids  
                                        SubfamilyGalaxiinae Müller, 1845  
                                           GenusGalaxiella McDowall, 1978  
                                              SpeciesGalaxiella nigrostriata (Shipway, 1953) – Black-striped minnow, Black-stripe minnow, Blackstriped Dwarf Galaxias  

  Expert: Matthew E. Neilson  
  Notes: Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 NW 71st St, Gainesville, FL 32653   
  Reference for: Galaxiella nigrostriata    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Australian Fish Names Database, 08-Dec-2021, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Online version of the Australian Fish Names Standard AS 5300-2015, provided by Fisheries Research and Development Corporation. Available at   
  Reference for: Galaxiella nigrostriata, Blackstriped Dwarf Galaxias [English]   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Galaxiella nigrostriata   
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 02-May-2022, website (version 02-May-22)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & van der Laan, R. (eds) 2022. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 05 May 2022   
  Reference for: Galaxiella nigrostriata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Allen, Gerald R., Stephen H. Midgley, and Mark Allen  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Field guide to the freshwater fishes of Australia   
  Page(s): xiv + 394   
  Publisher: Western Australian Museum   
  Publication Place: Perth, Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0730754863   
  Reference for: Galaxiella nigrostriata, Black-stripe minnow [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Coleman, Rhys A., Ary A. Hoffmann, and Tarmo A. Raadik  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title: A review of Galaxiella pusilla (Mack) (Teleostei: Galaxiidae) in south-eastern Australia with a description of a new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 4021, no. 2   
  Page(s): 243-281   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4021.2.2   
  Reference for: Galaxiella nigrostriata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Galeotti, David Mario, Cherie D. McCullough, and Mark Andrew Lund  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Black-stripe minnow Galaxiella nigrostriata (Shipway 1953) (Pisces: Galaxiidae), a review and discussion   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia, vol. 93, part 1   
  Page(s): 13-20   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0035-922X   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Galaxiella nigrostriata, Black-stripe minnow [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paxton, J. R., D. F. Hoese, G. R. Allen and J. E. Hanley  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 7. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae   
  Page(s): xii + 665   
  Publisher: Australian Government Publishing Service   
  Publication Place: Canberra, Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0644094303   
  Reference for: Galaxiella nigrostriata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shipway, Bruce  
  Publication Date: 1953   
  Article/Chapter Title: Additional records of fishes occurring in the fresh waters of Western Australia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 3, no. 8   
  Page(s): 173-177   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Black-striped minnow[English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  






 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar