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

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Macrhybopsis aestivalis (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Macrhybopsis aestivalis
[Speckled chub]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America

Macrhybopsis australis (Hubbs & Ortenburger, 1929)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Macrhybopsis australis
[Prairie chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Macrhybopsis gelida
[Sturgeon chub]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America

Macrhybopsis hyostoma (Gilbert, 1884)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Macrhybopsis hyostoma
[Shoal chub]

Photo by Perkin, J.S./Z.R.S. Shattuck

North America

Macrhybopsis marconis (Jordan & Gilbert, 1886)

Photo by Perkin, J.S./Z.R.S. Shattuck
 
Macrhybopsis marconis
[Burrhead chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Macrhybopsis meeki
[Sicklefin chub]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Macrhybopsis storeriana (Kirtland, 1845)

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Macrhybopsis storeriana
[Silver chub]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America

Macrhybopsis tetranema (Gilbert, 1886)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Macrhybopsis tetranema
[Peppered chub]
8 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Macrhybopsis
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1856 Macrhybopsis aestivalis Speckled chub North America 7.6 TL
1929 Macrhybopsis australis Prairie chub North America
1856 Macrhybopsis gelida Sturgeon chub North America 8.4 TL
1884 Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal chub North America
1886 Macrhybopsis marconis Burrhead chub North America
1896 Macrhybopsis meeki Sicklefin chub North America 11 TL
1845 Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver chub North America 23 TL
1886 Macrhybopsis tetranema Peppered chub North America



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