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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Subordo: Cobitoidei
Familia: Balitoridae
Genus: Homaloptera
Species: H. bilineata – H. confuzona – H. ocellata – H. ogilviei – H. orthogoniata – H. parclitella



Homaloptera van Hasselt, 1823

Type species: Homaloptera ocellata van der Hoeven, 1830

Etymology: homalos (= level or even); ptera (= fin), referring to “horizontal position of the pectoral and ventral fins” (translation)[1].




  • Hui, T.H. 2009: A new species of hill stream loach (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from Central Kalimantan, with redescriptions of Homaloptera tateregani Popta and Homaloptera stephensoni Hora. Zootaxa, 2171: 48–64. Abstract & excerpt
  • Randall, Z.S. & Page, L.M. 2015. On the paraphyly of Homaloptera (Teleostei: Balitoridae) and description of a new genus of hillstream loaches from the Western Ghats of India. Zootaxa 3926(1): 57–86. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3926.1.2. Reference page