Key to the Species of Notropis

11a. (From 10b.) Melanophores on dorsal scales of caudal peduncle concentrated primarily along scale edges and on center of scales; lateral stripe expanded ventrally anterior to caudal fin base.
mimic shiner

Notropis volucellus

11b. (From 10b.) Melanophores on dorsal scales of caudal peduncle generally uniformly distributed and without noticable concentration along scale edges or center; lateral stripe may or may not be expanded ventrally anterior to caudal fin base.

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