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

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11 species (see list below)

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North America

 
Lythrurus alegnotus
[Warrior shiner]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Lythrurus ardens (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Lythrurus ardens
[Rosefin shiner]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Lythrurus atrapiculus (Snelson, 1972)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lythrurus atrapiculus
[Blacktip shiner]

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

North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Lythrurus bellus (Hay, 1881)

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Lythrurus bellus
[Pretty shiner]

Photo by Eisenhour, D.J.

North America

Lythrurus fasciolaris (Gilbert, 1891)

Photo by Eisenhour, D.J.
 
Lythrurus fasciolaris
[Scarlet shiner]

Photo by Love, J.W.

North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Lythrurus fumeus (Evermann, 1892)

Photo by Love, J.W.
 
Lythrurus fumeus
[Ribbon shiner]

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

North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Lythrurus lirus (Jordan, 1877)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Lythrurus lirus
[Mountain shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL

 
Lythrurus matutinus
[Pinewoods shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Lythrurus roseipinnis
[Cherryfin shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL

 
Lythrurus snelsoni
[Ouachita shiner]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Lythrurus umbratilis (Girard, 1856)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lythrurus umbratilis
[Redfin shiner]
11 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Lythrurus
(Minnows or carps)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1972 Lythrurus alegnotus Warrior shiner North America
1868 Lythrurus ardens Rosefin shiner North America 9 TL
1972 Lythrurus atrapiculus Blacktip shiner North America 6.5 TL
1881 Lythrurus bellus Pretty shiner North America 7.5 TL
1891 Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet shiner North America
1892 Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon shiner North America 7 TL
1877 Lythrurus lirus Mountain shiner North America 7.5 TL
1870 Lythrurus matutinus Pinewoods shiner North America 8.6 TL
1885 Lythrurus roseipinnis Cherryfin shiner North America 7.5 TL
1985 Lythrurus snelsoni Ouachita shiner North America 5.3 TL
1856 Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin shiner North America 8.8 TL



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