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velifer, Catostomus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820:303 [301 on page] [Western Revue and Miscellaneous Magazine: a monthly publ., devoted to literature and science, Lexington, KY v. 2 (no. 5); ref. 5006] Ohio River, between Louisville and Pittsburgh, Kentucky/Pennsylvania, U.S.A. No types known. Type catalog: Gilbert 1998:204 [ref. 23395]. Name Catostomus setosus Lesueur mentioned on p. 302 evidently in error, and that species described by Rafinesque as velifer (see Gilbert 1998:200 [ref. 23395]). Described as belonging to subgenus Carpiodes, but listed as above. Also in Rafinesque 1820:56 [ref. 3592]. •Valid as Carpiodes velifer (Rafinesque 1820) -- (Lee et al. 1980:369 [ref. 22416], Robison & Buchanan 1988:264 [ref. 23393], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:103 [ref. 24089], Page & Burr 1991:166 [ref. 18983], Boschung 1992:60 [ref. 23239], Etnier & Starnes 1993:265 [ref. 22809], Stauffer et al. 1995:177 [ref. 23376], Cross & Collins 1995:120 [ref. 23394], Mettee et al. 1996:331 [ref. 25836], Gilbert 1998:204 [ref. 23395], Fuller et al. 1999:161 [ref. 25838], Lyons et al. 2000:33 [ref. 26594], Ross et al. 2001:262 [ref. 25978], Nelson et al. 2004:78 [ref. 27807], Miller & Robison 2004:194 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:294 [ref. 27995], Page & Burr 2011:303 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:78 [ref. 32708], Robins et al. 2018:129 [ref. 35886]). Current status: Valid as Carpiodes velifer (Rafinesque 1820). Catostomidae: Ictiobinae. Distribution: Widespread in U.S.A. Habitat: freshwater.