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breviceps, Ptychostomus Cope [E. D.] 1870:478 [Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society v. 11 (no. 84); ref. 913] Youghiogheny River, Maryland/Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): ANSP 22104. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:34 [ref. 13621], Gilbert 1998:174 [ref. 23395]. •Synonym of Moxostoma macrolepidotum (Lesueur 1817) -- (Lee et al. 1980:427 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:111 [ref. 22186]). •Synonym of Moxostoma macrolepidotum (Lesueur 1817), but a valid subspecies -- (Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:503 [ref. 21581], Stauffer et al. 1995:200 [ref. 23376]). •Valid as Moxostoma breviceps (Cope 1870) -- (Gilbert 1998:174 [ref. 23395], Nelson et al. 2004:79 [ref. 27807], Boschung & Mayden 2004:311 [ref. 27995], Scharpf 2006:11 [ref. 30386], Page et al. 2013:80 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Moxostoma breviceps (Cope 1870). Catostomidae: Catostominae. Distribution: Ohio River basin, eastern U.S.A. Habitat: freshwater.


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