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genus

Lepisosteus Lacépède, 1803

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Lepisosteiformes - gars »  family Lepisosteidae - gars

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

species Lepisosteus oculatus (Winchell, 1864) - Spotted Gar

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species Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Long-nosed Gar

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species Lepisosteus platostomus Rafinesque, 1820 - Shortnose Gar
species Lepisosteus platyrhincus DeKay, 1842 - Florida Gar

Fossil taxa

species Lepisosteus cuneatus (Cope, 1878)
species Lepisosteus fimbriatus (Wood, 1846)
species Lepisosteus indicus (Woodward, 1908)
species Lepisosteus opertus (Estes, 1964)

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2352]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1099658]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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Explanations

extinct taxon