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Species related to Lepisosteus osseus: [ 34 ] records


osseus, Esox Linnaeus [C.] 1758:313 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] North America. Lectotype: NRM 95. Type catalog: Wheeler 1985:23-24 [ref. 20705]. Based on literature sources and one specimen. Type information: Goode & Bean 1885:199 [ref. 1841] and Wheeler 18985:24. Lectotype established in Grande 2010:28 [ref. 31167]. •Valid as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:49 [ref. 7091], Lee et al. 1980:49 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:53 [ref. 22186], Robison & Buchanan 1988:92 [ref. 23393], Scott & Scott 1988:72 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:43 [ref. 14674], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:23 [ref. 24089], Page & Burr 1991:30 [ref. 18983], Boschung 1992:30 [ref. 23239], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:8 [ref. 22290], Etnier & Starnes 1993:112 [ref. 22809], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:196 [ref. 21581], Warren et al. 1994:132 [ref. 25557], Knight & Hastings 1994:149 [ref. 25560], Stauffer et al. 1995:36 [ref. 23376], Cross & Collins 1995:33 [ref. 23394], Mettee et al. 1996:93 [ref. 25836], Murdy et al. 1997:56 [ref. 23144], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:203 [ref. 23897], Scott & Crossman 1998:105 [ref. 24570], Lyons et al. 2000:21 [ref. 26594], Ross et al. 2001:89 [ref. 25978], Wiley 2003:678 [ref. 26988], Nelson et al. 2004:58 [ref. 27807], Bailey et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27882], Miller & Robison 2004:55 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:118 [ref. 27995], Scharpf 2005:8 [ref. 28940], Miller 2006:84 [ref. 28615], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167], Page & Burr 2011:142 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:58 [ref. 32708], Robins et al. 2018:49 [ref. 35886]). Current status: Valid as Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Distribution: North America from Canada to Mexico. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

viridis, Esox Gmelin [J. F.] (ex Catesby) 1789:1389 [Caroli a Linné ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 3); ref. 18139] Ponds and freshwater rivers of Virginia, U.S.A. No types known. Description independent of Bonnaterre 1788, but based on the same source; name is objectively invalid -- preoccupied by Esox viridis Bonnaterre 1788 [= Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758)]. Based on 'Acus maxima, squammosa viridis' of Catesby 1771:30, Pl. 30 [ref. 774]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:49 [ref. 7091]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

stenorhynchus, Lepisosteus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1818:447 [American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review v. 3 (no. 6) (art. 6) (Oct.); ref. 3587] Not available, name only; from the Ohio River, U.S.A. •Questionably a synonymy of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:49 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae.

oxyurus, Lepisosteus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820:170 [Western Review and Miscellaneous Magazine: a monthly publ., devoted to literature and science, Lexington, KY v. 3 (no. 3); ref. 7306] Ohio River, U.S.A. No types known. Described as belonging to subgenus Cylindrosteus, but listed as above. Also in Rafinesque 1820:73 [ref. 3592]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

longirostris, Lepisosteus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820:171 [Western Review and Miscellaneous Magazine: a monthly publ., devoted to literature and science, Lexington, KY v. 3 (no. 3); ref. 7306] Muskingum River, Ohio, U.S.A. No types known. Described as belonging to subgenus Cylindrosteus, but listed as above. Also in Rafinesque 1820:74 [ref. 3592]. ▌Based on Esox osseus of Mitchill 1815. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Scott & Crossman 1998:109 [ref. 24570], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

argenteus, Sarchirus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820:86 [Ichthyologia Ohiensis; ref. 3592] Licking River and Slate Creek; Ohio River drainage, U.S.A. No types known. Originally "Sarchirus ?". •Questionably a synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

huronensis, Lepisosteus Richardson [J.] 1836:237 [Fauna Boreali-Americana Part 3; ref. 3731] Peneteugishene, Lake Huron; also Lake Ontario and Lake Huron. Syntypes: whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Scott & Crossman 1998:109 [ref. 24570], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

rostratus, Lepidosteus Cuvier [G.] in Richardson 1836:238 [Fauna Boreali-Americana Part 3; ref. 3731] Lake Huron. Holotype (unique): (lost). •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Scott & Crossman 1998:109 [ref. 24570], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

bison, Lepidosteus DeKay [J. E.] 1842:271, Pl. 43 (fig. 139) [Zoology of New-York; ref. 1098] Buffalo, Lake Erie; lakes of western districts, New York, U.S.A. No types known. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Smith 1986:54 [ref. 22186], Scott & Crossman 1998:109 [ref. 24570], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

lineatus, Lepisosteus Thompson [Z.] 1842:145, Fig. [History of Vermont, natural, civil, and statistical; ref. 17908] Winooski River in Burlington, Vermont, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

loricatus, Macrognathus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854:148 [Catalogue of fish collected and described by Laurence Theodore Gronow; ref. 1911] Indian and American oceans. No types known. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

leptorhynchus, Lepidosteus Girard [C. F.] 1858:351 [General report upon zoology of the several Pacific railroad routes, 1857; ref. 4911] Devil's River, Texas, U.S.A. Syntypes: USNM 1002 (orig. 2, now 1). •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

otarius, Lepidosteus Cope [E. D.] 1865:86, 87 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 17; ref. 907] Platte River near Fort Riley, Kansas, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): ANSP 16968 (mounted specimen). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:119 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

crassus, Lepidosteus Cope [E. D.] 1865:86 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 17; ref. 907] Probably in brackish water at Bombay Hook, near the mouth of Delaware River, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): ANSP 16971 (mounted specimen). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:119 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

treculii, Lepisosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:327 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] State of Mississippi, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5759. Type catalog: Bertin 1940:255 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167] wrongly as treculi). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

harlani, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:329, Pl. 21 (figs. 1a, 1b) [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] Wabash River, Illinois, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-1048 (mounted). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:256 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

smithii, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:330 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] Upper Mississippi River, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5790 (mounted). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:256 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167] wrongly as smithi). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

ayresii, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:331 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] Wabash River, Illinois, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5782 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:256 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

copei, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:332 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] Northern North America. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5786 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:256 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

lesueurii, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:335 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] Wabash River, Illinois, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5780 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:256-257 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

elisabeth, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:336 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] No locality. Holotype (unique): MCZ 100693 [tracking number] not found. Possible type: MNHN 1892-0282 [ex MCZ] Massachusetts. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

lamarii, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:337 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] Northern North America. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5789 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:257 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

clintonii, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:338 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] No locality. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5793 (dry, poor condition). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:257 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

troostii, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:339 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] New York, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5783 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:257 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

piquotianus, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:340 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] North America. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-5787 (1, dry) North America, 0000-5788 (1, dry) Lake Erie. Type catalog: Bertin 1940:257 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Scott & Crossman 1998:109 [ref. 24570], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167] wrongly as piquotiamus). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

horatii, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:341 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] Northern North America. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5791 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:257-258 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

thompsonii, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:342 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] Upper Mississippi River, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5785 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:258 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167] wrongly as thompsoni). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

louisianensis, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:343, Pl. 22 (fig. 3) [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5755 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:258 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:51 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

gavial, Lepisosteus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803:331, 333 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 5; ref. 4930] Lakes and rivers of the two Indies. No types known. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:49 [ref. 7091] as gavialis, Boschung & Mayden 2004:118 [ref. 27995] as gavialis, Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167] as gavialis). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

vittatus, Sarchirus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1818:419, Pl. 17 (fig. 2) [Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia v. 1 (pt 2); ref. 3588] Lower Ohio River, U.S.A. No types known. See also Rafinesque 1818:41 [ref. 3589]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:49 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167]). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

viridis, Esox Bonnaterre [J. P.] (ex Catesby) 1788:174, Pl. 71 (fig. 293) [Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature... Ichthyologie; ref. 4940] Ponds and freshwater rivers of Virginia, U.S.A. No types known. Based on 'Acus maxima, squammosa viridis' of Catesby 1771:30, Pl. 30 [ref. 774]. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

niloticus, Esox Perry [G.] 1811:no p., Pl. LXIV [Ichthyology. In: Arcana, or, The Museum of Natural History v. 1; ref. 12255] Uncertain locality [North America]. No types known. Original not seen. Locality of "River Nile" in error. Plate dated March 1811. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

milberti, Lepidosteus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870:328 [Histoire naturelle des poissons ou ichthyologie générale v. 2; ref. 1147] New York, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5757. Type catalog: Bertin 1940:256 [ref. 293]. Based on 1 specimen; literaure sources doubtfully included. •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wiley 1976:50 [ref. 7091] wrongly as as mulberti, Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167] wrongly as mulberti). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

gracilis, Lepisosteus Richardson [J.] (ex Agassiz) 1836:240 [Fauna Boreali-Americana Part 3; ref. 3731] Possible type: BMNH 1961.2.27.1 (1). •Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Grande 2010:27 [ref. 31167] with author as Agassiz). Current status: Synonym of Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus 1758). Lepisosteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.