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Platycephalus dormitator Bloch & Schneider, 1801

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Considered a synonym of Gobiomorus dormitor Lacep├Ęde, 1800

  • Lee, D. S & C.R. Gilbert. 1980. "Atlas of North American freshwater fishes". Publication #1980-12 of the North Carolina Biological Survey. pp. 1-854 (ffm04545)

Original description as Platycephalus dormitator:


  • Bloch, Marcus E. & J.G. Schneider. 1801. "Systema Ichthyologiae Iconibus cx Ilustratum". Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum. pp. 1-584 (ffm04595)