Noturus trautmani Taylor, 1969:156

Scioto madtom



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1957

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Big Darby Creek, Scioto River system, Ohio (southern), USA


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: UMMZ 187098






Original scientific description:

Taylor, William Ralph (1969). A revision of the catfish genus Noturus (Rafinesque) with an analysis of higher groups in the Ictaluridae. Smithsonian Institution, U.S. National Museum Bulletin 282: 1-315.


Other references:

Egge, Jacob J. D. and Simons, Andrew M. (2009). Molecules, morphology, missing data and the phylogenetic position of a recently extinct madtom catfish (Actinopterygii: Ictaluridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 155(1): 60-75. [Abstract]

Jelks, Howard L., Walsh, Stephen J., Burkhead, Noel M., Contreras-Balderas, Salvador, Díaz-Pardo, Edmundo, Hendrickson, Dean A., Lyons, J., Mandrak, Nicholas E., McCormick, Frank, Nelson, Joseph F., Platania, Steven P., Porter, Brady A., Renaud, Claude B., Schmitter-Soto, Juan Jacabo, Taylor, Eric B. and Warren, Melvin L. Jr. (2008). Conservation status of imperiled North American freshwater and diadromous fishes. Fisheries 33(8): 372-407.

NatureServe. (2013). Noturus trautmani. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. ( Downloaded on 04 December 2013.

Tetzloff, John. (2003). Creature Feature: Scioto madtom (Noturus trautmani). Darby Creek Advocate 11(1): [pagination?].

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1982. Scioto madtom survey 1981-1982. Report on the status of the endangered species, Noturus trautmani. USFWS No. 30181-126T, FY81. 53 pp. 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1985. Scioto madtom survey 1984–1985. Report on the status of the endangered species Noturus trautmani. USFWS No. 30181–1274, FY84. July 1985. 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1988. Scioto madtom (Noturus trautmani) life history account. 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1997. Scioto madtom (Noturus trautmani) Region 3 endangered species facts.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). (2009). Scioto madtom (Noturus trautmani) 5-year review: summary and evaluation. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Midwest Region, Ohio Ecological Services Field Office, Columbus, Ohio.


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