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

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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Thomas, C.

North America

Hybognathus amarus (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Hybognathus amarus
[Rio Grande silvery minnow]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hybognathus argyritis Girard, 1856

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Hybognathus argyritis
[Western silvery minnow]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9.7 cm TL
Hybognathus hankinsoni Hubbs, 1929

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Hybognathus hankinsoni
[Brassy minnow]

Photo by Love, J.W.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hybognathus hayi Jordan, 1885

Photo by Love, J.W.
 
Hybognathus hayi
[Cypress minnow]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Hybognathus nuchalis Agassiz, 1855

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Hybognathus nuchalis
[Mississippi silvery minnow]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Hybognathus placitus Girard, 1856

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Hybognathus placitus
[Plains minnow]

Photo by Scarola, J.F.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hybognathus regius Girard, 1856

Photo by Scarola, J.F.
 
Hybognathus regius
[Eastern silvery minnow]
7 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Hybognathus
(Minnows or carps)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1856 Hybognathus amarus Rio Grande silvery minnow North America
1856 Hybognathus argyritis Western silvery minnow North America 12 TL
1929 Hybognathus hankinsoni Brassy minnow North America 9.7 TL
1885 Hybognathus hayi Cypress minnow North America 12 TL
1855 Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi silvery minnow North America 18 TL
1856 Hybognathus placitus Plains minnow North America 13 TL
1856 Hybognathus regius Eastern silvery minnow North America 12 TL



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