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1889 Excerpt: ...This species is nearly allied to E. longimane, and
like that species is intermediate between the groups known as
Boleosoma and Ulocentra. Scales 52,54,55,55,60,62,65, 60, 62, 53,
62, 63, 52, 58, in fourteen specimens of E. evides from tributaries
of the French Broad. In Indiana specimens the number rarely goes
below 60. 12. Etheostoma verecundum Jordan & Everaiann, ap.
uov. (Type No. 39862, U. S. Nat. Mus.) Subgenus Ulocentra Jordan,
apparently allied to E. ttigmceum and to E.hutrio. Head, 4 in
length; depth, 4 . D. XI, 11. A. II, 7. Scales, 6-47-9. Length, 2J
inches. Form of head and body much as iu E. zonale, the body
subfusiform, little compressed, the baek somewhat elevated. Head
small; snout short, very convex in profile; eye large, longer than
snout, 3 in head. Mouth small, inferior, horizontal; premaxillaries
protractile, but with traces of an obsolete mesial freuum;
maxillary extending to just beyond front of eye, 3$ iu head. Gill
membranes broadly united; preopercle entire; cheeks, opercles, and
nape scaly; breast naked; lateral line complete. Fins all very low;
dorsal fins scarcely joined; caudal slightly lunate; pectorals as
long as head, reaching tips of veutrals, not to vent. Color in
spirits greenish-yellow, much mottled with darker green; six or
seven distinct quadrate green spots along lateral line; traces of
three dark spots in a vertical row at base of caudal; a dark bar
below and before eye; top of head dark. Ventralsand aual plain,
other fins barred with dark olive; spinous dorsal with orange in
front and orange spots on its last rays; tip of last spines dark. A
single specimeu of this species was taken in the Middle Fork of the
Holstou River, about 5 miles south of Glade Spring, Va. 13.
Etheostoma swannanoa Jordan &...
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