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Lepidomeda vittata
(Little Colorado spinedace)

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Lepidomeda vittata (Little Colorado spinedace)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Lepidomeda vittata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Little Colorado spinedace
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Actinopterygii
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Lepidomeda vittata Cope, 1874

Preferred Common Name

  • Little Colorado spinedace

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Actinopterygii
  •                     Order: Cypriniformes
  •                         Family: Cyprinidae
  •                             Genus: Lepidomeda
  •                                 Species: Lepidomeda vittata

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Ameiurus natalisArizonaCompetition (unspecified); PredationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2008
Micropterus salmoides (largemouth bass)ArizonaPredationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2008b
Orconectes virilis (virile crayfish)ArizonaCompetition - monopolizing resources; PredationIUCN, 2012

References

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IUCN, 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. www.iucnredlist.org/