Specimen Information

Lucania parva
Lucania parva
(Rainwater Killifish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID44534
Common NameRainwater Killifish
LocalityTimpie Springs, near Timpie
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRush-Tooele Valleys
HUC8 Number16020304
Collection Day10
Collection Month8
Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Reference 1
Ref. Number:245
Author:Hubbs, C.L., and R.R. Miller
Title:Studies of cyprinodontid fishes. XXII. Variation in Lucania parva, its establishment in western United States, and description of a new species from an interior basin in Coahuila, Mexico.
Journal:Miscellaneous Publications of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Reference 2
Ref. Number:127
Author:Sigler, W.F., and R.R. Miller.
Title:Fishes of Utah.
Publisher:Utah Department of Fish and Game, Salt Lake City, UT.
Pages:203 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:20843
Author:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Title:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
CommentsThis species appeared almost simultaneously in certain coastal regions of OR and CA. It may have been planted accidentally with a shipment of largemouth bass fingerlings from the vicinity of Dexter, NM
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalUniversity of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 178651
Number Preserved89


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/22/2024].

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