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miniatus, Lepiopomus Jordan [D. S.] 1877:26 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum [v. 1] No. 10; ref. 2374] Tangipahoa River, Mississippi [not Louisiana], U.S.A. Lectotype: USNM 106504. Paralectotypes: CAS 61278 [ex IU 7251] (3), USNM 16918 (now 2). Type catalog: Gilbert 1998:242 [ref. 23395]. Lectotype selected by Warren 1992:37 [ref. 21505]. No parentheses are needed around the author and date in the combination Lepomis miniatus (Art. 51.3.1 of the Code). •Synonym of Lepomis punctatus (Valenciennes 1831), but a valid subspecies -- (Lee et al. 1980:602 [ref. 22416], Robison & Buchanan 1988:377 [ref. 23393], Page & Burr 2011:500 [ref. 31215]). •Valid as Lepomis miniatus (Jordan 1877) -- (Boschung 1992:114 [ref. 23239], Warren 1992:37 [ref. 21505], Mettee et al. 1996:547 [ref. 25836], Gilbert 1998:242 [ref. 23395], Fuller et al. 1999:367 [ref. 25838], Ross et al. 2001:424 [ref. 25978], Nelson et al. 2004:131 [ref. 27807], Miller & Robison 2004:316 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:461 [ref. 27995], Scharpf 2008:16 [ref. 30399], Page et al. 2013:135 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Lepomis miniatus (Jordan 1877). Centrarchidae. Distribution: South-central U.S.A. Habitat: freshwater.