Key to the Species of Notropis

31a. (From 2b.) Fins and snout of males usually yellow; dorsal fin origin in front of origin of pelvic fins; pharyngeal teeth usually 1, 4-4, 1.
longnose shiner

Notropis longirostris

31b. (From 2b.) Fins and snout of males usually orange; dorsal fin origin over origin of pelvic fins; pharyngeal teeth usually 0, 4-4, 0.
orangefin shiner
Notropis ammophilus