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Temporal range: Pliocene–Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Catostomidae
Genus: Deltistes
Seale, 1896

Deltistes is a genus of North American ray-finned fish in the Catostomidae family. It contains the modern D. luxatus found in California and Oregon, and the extinct D. owyhee Miller, 1967 and D. ellipticus Miller, 1967 both from the Glenns Ferry Formation of Idaho.[1]


  1. ^ Miller R. & Smith G. 1967 "New fossil fishes from Plio-Pleistocene Lake Idaho" Occasional papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 654