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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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orlandicum, Elassoma evergladei Lönnberg [E.] 1894:123 [Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens förhandlingar, Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien. v. 51 (no. 3); ref. 23437] Ferncreek [=Fern Creek] and small lakes around Orlando, Orange County, Tohopekaliga and other waters around Kissimmee, Osceola County, and Arcadia, De Soto County, Florida, U.S.A. Lectotype: ZMUU 344a. Paralectotypes: NRM 9170 (3), 14105 (1), 106 (5); ZMUU 344j-s (10, okefenokee), 344b-i (8). Type catalog: Gilbert 1998:254-255 [ref. 23395], Wallin 1996:61 [ref. 32133]. According to Gilbert 2004:2-3 [ref. 27602], the type series contains specimens of okefenokee and evergladei, so lectotype designation was needed to fix this species, but a new related subspecies also is involved. Lectotype selected by Snelson et al. 2010:128 [ref. 30727] on Bailey and Böhlke manuscript. •Available senior synonym of Elassoma okefenokee Böhlke 1956 -- (Gilbert 1998:254-255 [ref. 23395]). •Synonym of Elassoma okefenokee Böhlke 1956 under prevailing usage -- (Gilbert 2004:2 [ref. 27602]). •Synonym of Elassoma evergladei Jordan 1884 after lectotype selection -- (Snelson et al. 2010:139 [ref. 30727]). Current status: Synonym of Elassoma evergladei Jordan 1884. Elassomatidae. Habitat: freshwater.

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