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    Mimic Shiner
    Notropis volucellus
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: None
    Donor Genus: Hybopsis
    Donor Species: blennius
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 0
    Donor Preparation: None
    Donor Collector: D. S. JORDAN & CH. H. GILBERT
    Donor Determiner: None
    Donor Specimen Notes: None
    Donor Collected Date: none
    Donor Field Number: None
    Donor Drainage: BRAZOS
    Donor Country: United States
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Bell
    Donor Locality: Rio Lampasas just below bridge on toll road5 mi. S. of Belton
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: None
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: None
    Donor Longitude DMS: None


    David Starr Jordan
    Charles H. Gilbert

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Jan. 1, 1882 - Dec. 31, 1891
    Collecting Event ID: 7551
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    Collecting Event Field Notes

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    Taxon: Notropis volucellus
    Determiner: Agent object
    Staff Notes:
    counts generally match blennius, but pharyngeals 4-4, not 4-2 2-4 as in blennius. Interorbital also not as for blennius. In range for volucellus; blennius Mississippi only; tall anterior scales also match volucellus; eye diameter 2.78; snout 2.07;HL7.84;inter orb 2.57; SL32; pre-dors16.79; belly fully scaled; LL scales36; dorsal rays8;P116;P28;anal8;pharyngeals 4-4(no sign of second row)
    Specimen examined and identified.
    Assumed Lampasas River at Interstate 35
    \"Rio Lampasas\" is \"Lampasas River\" and \"toll\" is considered a translation mistake
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: No data


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    Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
    HUC Subbasin: Lampasas
    HUC Subwatershed Name: Mitchell Branch-Lampasas River
    HUC 12 Code: 120702030511
    Jurisdiction: Bell, Texas
    Description: Lampasas River at Interstate 35
    Latitude/Longitude: 31.00216 N, -97.49208 W
    Error: 43.7 m


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