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

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Phenacobius catostomus
[Riffle minnow]

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

North America
Max. Length 11.2 cm TL
Phenacobius crassilabrum Minckley & Craddock, 1962

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Phenacobius crassilabrum
[Fatlips minnow]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Phenacobius mirabilis (Girard, 1856)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Phenacobius mirabilis
[Suckermouth minnow]

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

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Phenacobius teretulus Cope, 1867

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Phenacobius teretulus
[Kanawha minnow]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Phenacobius uranops
[Stargazing minnow]
5 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Phenacobius
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1877 Phenacobius catostomus Riffle minnow North America 12 TL
1962 Phenacobius crassilabrum Fatlips minnow North America 11.2 TL
1856 Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth minnow North America 12 TL
1867 Phenacobius teretulus Kanawha minnow North America 10 TL
1867 Phenacobius uranops Stargazing minnow North America 12 TL



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