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Family
Centrarchidae

Genus
Lepomis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
02-Apr-2013

Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque, 1819

Bluegill; Mojarra oreja azul.


Original description as Lepomis macrochirus:

ZooBank:26D8C67B-5F58-46E1-A064-70E7AA873D33.

  • Rafinesque, Constantine Samuel. 1819. "Prodrome de 70 nouveaux genres d'animaux découverts dans l'intérieur des États-Unis d'Amérique, durant l'année 1818". Journal de Physique, de Chimie et d'Histoire Naturelle. v. 88, pp. 417-429 (ffm00264)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Lepomis macrochirus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).

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