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Gila nigrescens
(chihuahua chub)

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Gila nigrescens (chihuahua chub)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 12 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Gila nigrescens
  • Preferred Common Name
  • chihuahua chub
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Actinopterygii
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Gila nigrescens Girard, 1856

Preferred Common Name

  • chihuahua chub

International Common Names

  • Spanish: carpa de Chihuahua

Taxonomic Tree

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

References

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US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010. Chihuahua Chub. 5-year Review: Summary and Evaluation. Southwest Regional Office, Region 2. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA: USFWS.