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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Erimystax

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL
Erimystax cahni (Hubbs & Crowe, 1956)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Erimystax cahni
[Slender chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Erimystax dissimilis (Kirtland, 1840)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Erimystax dissimilis
[Streamline chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Erimystax harryi
[Ozark chub]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Erimystax insignis (Hubbs & Crowe, 1956)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Erimystax insignis
[Blotched chub]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Erimystax x-punctatus (Hubbs & Crowe, 1956)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Erimystax x-punctatus
[Gravel chub]
5 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Erimystax
(Minnows or carps)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1956 Erimystax cahni Slender chub North America 9.4 TL
1840 Erimystax dissimilis Streamline chub North America 14 TL
1956 Erimystax harryi Ozark chub North America
1956 Erimystax insignis Blotched chub North America 10 TL
1956 Erimystax x-punctatus Gravel chub North America 11 TL



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