Catalog of Type Specimens of the Darters (Pisces, Percidae, Etheostomatini)

Bruce B. Collette, Leslie W. Knapp
1966 Proceedings of the United States National Museum  
ntroduction The darters are a tribe of small freshwater fishes restricted to North America. Some 212 specific and subspecific names have been proposed for the approximately 100 vahd described species. About a dozen species await description. As part of a long-term study of these fishes, we have prepared this catalog of type specimens. We hope that our efforts will be of value in furthering systematic research and stabilizing the nomenclature of this most fascinating group of North American
more » ... North American fishes. In preparing this catalog we have attempted to examine or at least to verify the location of the type specimens of all nominal forms of the three presently recognized genera of darters: Percina, Ammocrypta, and Etheostoma. By type specimens we mean holotypes, lectotypes, syntypes, paralectotypes, and paratypes. Each form is ' Fifth paper in a series on the systematics of the Percidae by the senior author.
doi:10.5479/si.00963801.119-3550.1 fatcat:nibpwigu65dtnic7qwmkgqpbea