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majalis, Cobitis Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Schöpf) 1792:12 [Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium Part 3; ref. 4572] No locality stated [New York, U.S.A.]. No types known. Based on "Mayfish" of Schöpf 1788:173 [ref. 18700]; majalis refers to the month of May. •Valid as Fundulus majalis (Walbaum 1792) -- (Smith 1986:413 [ref. 22186], Robins & Ray 1986:109 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:87 [ref. 23239], Murdy et al. 1997:126 [ref. 23144], Wildekamp 1996:277 [ref. 23649], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:912 [ref. 23897], Lazara 2001:155 [ref. 25711], Ross et al. 2001:362 [ref. 25978], Able in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:295 [ref. 26158], Wiley & Ghedotti 2003:1150 [ref. 27020], Nelson et al. 2004:102 [ref. 27807], Scharpf 2007:12 [ref. 30398], Ghedotti & Davis 2013:58 [ref. 32490] in subgenus Fundulus, Page et al. 2013:106 [ref. 32708], Robins et al. 2018:435 [ref. 35886]). Current status: Valid as Fundulus majalis (Walbaum 1792). Fundulidae. Distribution: Eastern U.S.A. and northern Gulf of Mexico. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.