Ichthyomyzon

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Ichthyomyzon
Ichthyomyzon fossor.jpg
Ichthyomyzon fossor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Cephalaspidomorphi
Order: Petromyzontiformes
Family: Petromyzontidae
Genus: Ichthyomyzon
Girard, 1858
Type species
Petromyzon argenteus
Kirtland, 1838

Ichthyomyzon is a genus of northern lampreys in the sub-family Petromyzontinae, native to North America.

Species[edit]

There are currently six recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Ichthyomyzon in FishBase. April 2013 version.