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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae
Subfamily: Percinae
Genus: Crystallaria
D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1885
Type species
Pleurolepis asprellus
D. S. Jordan, 1878

Crystallaria is a genus of darters in the family Percidae found in the Mississippi River basin from Ohio to Minnesota and in southern Mississippi, northern Louisiana, and southeastern Oklahoma, and on the Gulf Slope of Escambia, Mobile Bay, and the Pearl River drainages. They have now been extirpated from Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois.[1]


Currently, two species in this genus are recognized:[1]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2014). Species of Crystallaria in FishBase. February 2014 version.