Percina westfalli

Percina westfalli
Westfall’s Darter – Percina westfalli
Photo Credit: Luke Etchison

Percina westfalli

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
PercidaePercina westfalli(Fowler)1942Westfall’s Darter

Unique Characteristics: Belly and interpelvic area with 1 or more highly modified (enlarged, often strong-spined) modified scales. Gill membranes moderately joined, 70-80°. Snout blunt. Cheeks well scaled; breast with embedded scales. Sides with 12-15 diamond-shaped dark blotches. Restricted to the Savannah basin.

Similar Species: None