Key to the Species of Cyprinella

6a. (From 5a.) Dark lateral stripe generally uniform in intensity and extending from snout or edge of opercle to caudal base, terminating in small caudal spot; in live and freshly preserved specimens narrow copper to salmon pink stripe above dark lateral stripe extending from orbit to caudal spot.

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6b. (From 5a.) Dark lateral stripe most intense posteriorly and becoming diffuse anteriorly, extending from below dorsal fin origin to caudal base, where terminating in expanded caudal spot; dark lateral band not bordered dorsally by light stripe.

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