Lepidomeda vittata NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
ITIS Reports –Lepidomeda vittata ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.The Little Colorado spinedace is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae. It is found only in Arizona in the United States. Colorado River Spinedace (Lepidomeda vittata) Recovery Plan (Recovery Plan) (USFWS 1998), peer-reviewed journal articles, and documents generated as part of section 7 and section 10 consultations. We discussed potential recommendations to assist in recovery of the species with recognized spinedace experts. Threatened with critical habitat (52 FR 35054, September 16, 1987). SPECIES DESCRIPTION: A small (less than 4 in [10 cm] long) silvery minnow which is darker on the back than the belly. Feeds on aquatic invertebrates. HABITAT: Inhabits medium to small streams and is characteristically found in pools with
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