Exoglossum maxillingua

Exoglossum maxillingua
Cutlip Minnow – Exoglossum maxillingua
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
LeuciscidaeExoglossum maxillingua(Lesueur)1817Cutlip Minnow

Exoglossum maxillingua

Unique Characters: Large fleshy lobe on each side of lower jaw. No barbel. Chubby body. Restricted to Dan River system of Roanoke basin.

Exoglossum maxillingua Lips
Exoglossum maxillingua Lips

Similar Species:

Tonguetied Minnow
Exoglossum laurae

Tonguetied Minnow Exoglossum laurae. Central bony plate with fleshy lobe to either side on lower jaw. Small barbel near corner of mouth. Restricted to New basin.

Exoglossum laurae
Tonguetied Minnow – Exoglossum laurae

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