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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae Perches
Subfamily: Etheostomatinae
Genus: Ammocrypta

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North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Ammocrypta beanii Jordan, 1877

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Ammocrypta beanii
[Naked sand darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Ammocrypta bifascia Williams, 1975

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & H. Jelks
 
Ammocrypta bifascia
[Florida sand darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.1 cm TL
Ammocrypta clara Jordan & Meek, 1885

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Ammocrypta clara
[Western sand darter]
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Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Ammocrypta meridiana
[Southern sand darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Ammocrypta pellucida (Putnam, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Dextrase, A.
 
Ammocrypta pellucida
[Eastern sand darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.3 cm TL
Ammocrypta vivax Hay, 1882

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Ammocrypta vivax
[Scaly sand darter]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ammocrypta beanii Naked sand darter North America 7.2 TL 1877
Ammocrypta bifascia Florida sand darter North America 7.7 TL 1975
Ammocrypta clara Western sand darter North America 7.1 TL 1885
Ammocrypta meridiana Southern sand darter North America 7 TL 1975
Ammocrypta pellucida Eastern sand darter North America 8.4 TL 1863
Ammocrypta vivax Scaly sand darter North America 7.3 TL 1882



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