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Species in the genus Scaphirhynchus: [ 4 ] records


albus, Parascaphirhynchus Forbes [S. A.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1905:38, Pls. 4, 5 (1), 6(1), 7(1) [Bulletin of the Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History v. 7 (art. 4); ref. 1345] Mississippi River at or near Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois, U.S.A. Syntypes: (9) INHS 26944 (3 specimens, 2 heads). Type catalog: Smith & Bridges 1960:253 [ref. 21197], Sabaj et al. 1997:260 [ref. 23225]. •Valid as Scaphirhynchus albus (Forbes & Richardson 1905) -- (Lee et al. 1980:43 [ref. 22416], Robison & Buchanan 1988:79 [ref. 23393], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:13 [ref. 24089], Page & Burr 1991:28 [ref. 18983], Etnier & Starnes 1993:101 [ref. 22809], Cross & Collins 1995:23 [ref. 23394], Mayden & Kuhajda 1996:260 [ref. 22395], Ross et al. 2001:76 [ref. 25978], Scott 2003:671 [ref. 26987], Nelson et al. 2004:58 [ref. 27807], Scharpf 2005:7 [ref. 28940], Page & Burr 2011:139 [ref. 31215], Hilton et al. 2011:136 [ref. 31407], Page et al. 2013:58 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Scaphirhynchus albus (Forbes & Richardson 1905). Acipenseridae. Distribution: Mostly main channels of Missouri and lower Mississippi rivers, U.S.A. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

platorynchus, Accipenser Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820:247 [Western Revue and Miscellaneous Magazine: a monthly publ., devoted to literature and science, Lexington, KY v. 3 (no. 4); ref. 5088] Ohio, Wabash and Cumberland rivers, U.S.A. No types known. Described as belonging to subgenus Sturio, but listed as above. Also in Rafinesque 1820:80 [ref. 3592]. Correct spelling of genus is Acipenser. •Valid as Scaphirhynchus platorynchus (Rafinesque 1820) -- (Lee et al. 1980:44 [ref. 22416], Robison & Buchanan 1988:80 [ref. 23393], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:12 [ref. 24089], Page & Burr 1991:27 [ref. 18983], Williams & Clemmer 1991:23 [ref. 19118], Boschung 1992:29 [ref. 23239], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:7 [ref. 22290], Etnier & Starnes 1993:102 [ref. 22809], Baxter & Stone 1995:44 [ref. 23374], Stauffer et al. 1995:31 [ref. 23376], Cross & Collins 1995:25 [ref. 23394], Mayden & Kuhajda 1996:260 [ref. 22395], Mettee et al. 1996:81 [ref. 25836], Bemis et al. 1997:37 [ref. 22871], Lyons et al. 2000:20 [ref. 26594] as platorhynchus, Ross et al. 2001:77 [ref. 25978], Nelson et al. 2004:58 [ref. 27807], Miller & Robison 2004:48 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:107 [ref. 27995], Scharpf 2005:7 [ref. 28940], Miller 2006:82 [ref. 28615], Page & Burr 2011:138 [ref. 31215], Hilton et al. 2011:136 [ref. 31407], Page et al. 2013:58 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Scaphirhynchus platorynchus (Rafinesque 1820). Acipenseridae. Distribution: North America: large rivers, United States. Habitat: freshwater.

rafinesquii, Scaphirhynchus Heckel [J. J.] 1836:72, Pl. 8 [Annalen des Wiener Museums der Naturgeschichte v. 1; ref. 2062] Ohio, Wabash, and Cumberland rivers, U.S.A. Syntypes: (3) NMW 63271 (2). Unneeded new name for Accipenser platorynchus Rafinesque 1820. •Synonym of Scaphirhynchus platorynchus (Rafinesque 1820). Current status: Synonym of Scaphirhynchus platorynchus (Rafinesque 1820). Acipenseridae. Habitat: freshwater.

suttkusi, Scaphirhynchus Williams [J. D.] & Clemmer [G. H.] 1991:19, Figs. 1-2 [Alabama Museum of Natural History Bulletin No. 10; ref. 19118] Overflow pool of Alabama River, just above mouth of Little River at Dixie Landing, Monroe County, Alabama, U.S.A. Holotype: TU 135000. Paratypes: (many) AU, UAIC, USNM 200617 (1), TU, UF 84888 [ex AU 25918] (1), UMMZ 218752-53 (1, 1). Plus additional material not designated as types. Type catalog: Bart & Taylor 1993:30 [ref. 20906]. •Valid as Scaphirhynchus suttkusi Williams & Clemmer 1991 -- (Boschung 1992:29 [ref. 23239], Mayden & Kuhajda 1996:241 [ref. 22395], Mettee et al. 1996:83 [ref. 25836], Bemis et al. 1997:37 [ref. 22871], Ross et al. 2001:79 [ref. 25978], Nelson et al. 2004:58 [ref. 27807], Boschung & Mayden 2004:109 [ref. 27995], Scharpf 2005:7 [ref. 28940], Page & Burr 2011:138 [ref. 31215], Hilton et al. 2011:136 [ref. 31407], Page et al. 2013:58 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Scaphirhynchus suttkusi Williams & Clemmer 1991. Acipenseridae. Distribution: Southeastern U.S.A.: Mississippi and Alabama. Habitat: freshwater, marine.