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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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

species Lepisosteus cuneatus (Cope, 1878)
species Lepisosteus fimbriatus (Wood, 1846)
species Lepisosteus indicus (Woodward, 1908)
species Lepisosteus oculatus (Winchell, 1864) - Spotted Gar

Lepisosteus oculatus - Spotted Gar

species Lepisosteus opertus (Estes, 1964)
species Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Long-nosed Gar

Lepisosteus osseus - Long-nosed Gar

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

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

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Explanations

extinct taxon