RE: NANFA-- puzzling blackfin darter

Jay DeLong (
Sun, 8 Oct 2000 19:38:24 -0700

I puzzlingly said:
> The darter pic I posted
> before was photographed by Wm. Roston and I think is possibly the
> undescribed blackfin darter P. Odontopholis sp. reportedly found
> only in the
> Barrens R drainage of Tennessee (see
> So why are
> there two species with the same common name (or why is the name being used
> for the undescribed one)?

and I was subsequently informed that:
> the first pic you posted is of the frecklebelly darter, Percina
> stictogaster, described by Page and Ceas in Copeia a couple years back.
> The FWIE web site has an incorrect common name.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

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