Family Catostomidae Agassiz, 1855 – suckers

Family Catostomidae Agassiz, 1855 – suckers

The Family Catostomidae includes 13 genera (Carpiodes, Catostomus, Chasmistes, Cycleptus, Deltistes, Erimyzon, Hypentelium, Ictiobus, Minytrema, Moxostoma, Myxocyprinus, Thoburnia and Xyrauchen)

There are 13 genera and 83 species currently recognized: Carpiodes (3), Catostomus (32), Chasmistes (5), Cycleptus (2), Deltistes (1), Erimyzon (4), Hypentelium (3), Ictiobus (5), Minytrema (1), Moxostoma (22), Myxocyprinus (1), Thoburnia (3) and Xyrauchen (1)

Images: the images are sorted according to genus

GENUS Carpiodes

GENUS Catostomus

GENUS Chasmistes

GENUS Cycleptus

GENUS Deltistes

GENUS Erimyzon

GENUS Hypentelium

GENUS Ictiobus

GENUS Minytrema

GENUS Moxostoma

GENUS Myxocyprinus

GENUS Thoburnia

GENUS Xyrauchen

 

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Family Catostomidae