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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Leuciscidae Minnows
Subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Genus: Lythrurus

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Lythrurus alegnotus
[Warrior shiner]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Lythrurus ardens (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Lythrurus ardens
[Rosefin shiner]



North America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Lythrurus atrapiculus (Snelson, 1972)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lythrurus atrapiculus
[Blacktip shiner]



North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Lythrurus bellus (Hay, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Lythrurus bellus
[Pretty shiner]



North America
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL
Lythrurus fasciolaris (Gilbert, 1891)

Photo by Photo by Eisenhour, D.J.
 
Lythrurus fasciolaris
[Scarlet shiner]



North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Lythrurus fumeus (Evermann, 1892)

Photo by Photo by Love, J.W.
 
Lythrurus fumeus
[Ribbon shiner]



North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Lythrurus lirus (Jordan, 1877)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Lythrurus lirus
[Mountain shiner]
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Max. Length 8.6 cm TL

 
Lythrurus matutinus
[Pinewoods shiner]
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Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Lythrurus roseipinnis
[Cherryfin shiner]
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Max. Length 5.3 cm TL

 
Lythrurus snelsoni
[Ouachita shiner]



North America
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Lythrurus umbratilis (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lythrurus umbratilis
[Redfin shiner]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lythrurus alegnotus Warrior shiner North America 1972
Lythrurus ardens Rosefin shiner North America 9 TL 1868
Lythrurus atrapiculus Blacktip shiner North America 6.5 TL 1972
Lythrurus bellus Pretty shiner North America 7.5 TL 1881
Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet shiner North America 8.6 TL 1891
Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon shiner North America 7 TL 1892
Lythrurus lirus Mountain shiner North America 7.5 TL 1877
Lythrurus matutinus Pinewoods shiner North America 8.6 TL 1870
Lythrurus roseipinnis Cherryfin shiner North America 7.5 TL 1885
Lythrurus snelsoni Ouachita shiner North America 5.3 TL 1985
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin shiner North America 8.8 TL 1856



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