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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Leuciscidae Minnows
Subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Genus: Luxilus

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9 species
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North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Luxilus albeolus (Jordan, 1889)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Luxilus albeolus
[White shiner]



North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Luxilus cardinalis (Mayden, 1988)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Luxilus cardinalis
[Cardinal shiner]



North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Luxilus cerasinus (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Luxilus cerasinus
[Crescent shiner]



North America
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Luxilus chrysocephalus Rafinesque, 1820

Photo by Photo by Cornwall, J.D.
 
Luxilus chrysocephalus
[Striped shiner]



North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Luxilus coccogenis (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Luxilus coccogenis
[Warpaint shiner]



North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Luxilus cornutus (Mitchill, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Seelig, C.
 
Luxilus cornutus
[Common shiner]



North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Luxilus pilsbryi (Fowler, 1904)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Luxilus pilsbryi
[Duskystripe shiner]



North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Luxilus zonatus (Putnam, 1863)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Luxilus zonatus
[Bleeding shiner]



North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Luxilus zonistius Jordan, 1880

Photo by Photo by Casten, L.
 
Luxilus zonistius
[Bandfin shiner]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Luxilus albeolus White shiner North America 13 TL 1889
Luxilus cardinalis Cardinal shiner North America 11 TL 1988
Luxilus cerasinus Crescent shiner North America 11 TL 1868
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped shiner North America 24 TL 1820
Luxilus coccogenis Warpaint shiner North America 14 TL 1868
Luxilus cornutus Common shiner North America 18 TL 1817
Luxilus pilsbryi Duskystripe shiner North America 13 TL 1904
Luxilus zonatus Bleeding shiner North America 13 TL 1863
Luxilus zonistius Bandfin shiner North America 10 TL 1880



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