Leucos aula

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Leucos aula
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Leucos
Species: L. aula
Binomial name
Leucos aula
(Bonaparte, 1841)
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Rutilus aula (Bonaparte, 1841)

Leucos aula is a species of freshwater fish, a roach in the Cyprinidae family.[1] It is native to the Adriatic basin in southern Europe, originally occurring in Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, and Switzerland. It has been introduced to other parts of Italy. This is an abundant fish, occurring in canals, swamps, lakes, and streams with slow current and dense vegetation.[2]


  1. ^ Bianco, P.G. & Ketmaier, V. (2014): A revision of the Rutilus complex from Mediterranean Europe with description of a new genus, Sarmarutilus, and a new species, Rutilus stoumboudae (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zootaxa, 3841 (3): 379–402.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Leucos aula" in FishBase. April 2012 version.