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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Erimystax

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5 species
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Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL
Erimystax cahni (Hubbs & Crowe, 1956)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Erimystax cahni
[Slender chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Erimystax dissimilis (Kirtland, 1840)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Erimystax dissimilis
[Streamline chub]
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North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Erimystax harryi
[Ozark chub]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Erimystax insignis (Hubbs & Crowe, 1956)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Erimystax insignis
[Blotched chub]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Erimystax x-punctatus (Hubbs & Crowe, 1956)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Erimystax x-punctatus
[Gravel chub]



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Erimystax cahni Slender chub North America 9.4 TL 1956
Erimystax dissimilis Streamline chub North America 14 TL 1840
Erimystax harryi Ozark chub North America 11 TL 1956
Erimystax insignis Blotched chub North America 10 TL 1956
Erimystax x-punctatus Gravel chub North America 11 TL 1956



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