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

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North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Macrhybopsis aestivalis (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Macrhybopsis aestivalis
[Speckled chub]



North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Macrhybopsis australis (Hubbs & Ortenburger, 1929)

Photo by Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Macrhybopsis australis
[Prairie chub]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Macrhybopsis boschungi
[Mobile chub]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Macrhybopsis etnieri
[Coosa chub]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Macrhybopsis gelida
[Sturgeon chub]



North America
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Macrhybopsis hyostoma (Gilbert, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Macrhybopsis hyostoma
[Shoal chub]



North America
Max. Length 7.3 cm TL
Macrhybopsis marconis (Jordan & Gilbert, 1886)

Photo by Photo by Perkin, J.S./Z.R.S. Shattuck
 
Macrhybopsis marconis
[Burrhead chub]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Macrhybopsis meeki
[Sicklefin chub]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Macrhybopsis pallida
[Pallid chub]



North America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Macrhybopsis storeriana (Kirtland, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Macrhybopsis storeriana
[Silver chub]



North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Macrhybopsis tetranema (Gilbert, 1886)

Photo by Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Macrhybopsis tetranema
[Peppered chub]
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Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Macrhybopsis tomellerii
[Gulf chub]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Macrhybopsis aestivalis Speckled chub North America 9 TL 1856
Macrhybopsis australis Prairie chub North America 7 TL 1929
Macrhybopsis boschungi Mobile chub North America 5.7 SL 2017
Macrhybopsis etnieri Coosa chub North America 5.2 SL 2017
Macrhybopsis gelida Sturgeon chub North America 8.4 TL 1856
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal chub North America 7.6 TL 1884
Macrhybopsis marconis Burrhead chub North America 7.3 TL 1886
Macrhybopsis meeki Sicklefin chub North America 11 TL 1896
Macrhybopsis pallida Pallid chub North America 5.2 SL 2017
Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver chub North America 23 TL 1845
Macrhybopsis tetranema Peppered chub North America 7.7 TL 1886
Macrhybopsis tomellerii Gulf chub North America 5.1 SL 2017



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