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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Catostomidae Suckers
Subfamily: Catostominae
Genus: Hypentelium

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.

North America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Hypentelium etowanum (Jordan, 1877)

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Hypentelium etowanum
[Alabama hog sucker]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Hypentelium nigricans (Lesueur, 1817)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Hypentelium nigricans
[Northern hog sucker]

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

North America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Hypentelium roanokense Raney & Lachner, 1947

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Hypentelium roanokense
[Roanoke hog sucker]
3 Species of Family Catostomidae with Genus Hypentelium
(Suckers)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1877 Hypentelium etowanum Alabama hog sucker North America 23 TL
1817 Hypentelium nigricans Northern hog sucker North America 61 TL
1947 Hypentelium roanokense Roanoke hog sucker North America 16 TL



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