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Pseudobarbus sp.


Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
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
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Cyprininae
Tribus: Smiliogastrini
Genus Pseudobarbus
Species: P. afer – P. asper – P. burchelli – P. burgi – P. phlegethon – P. quathlambae – P. skeltoni – P. swartzi – P. tenuis




  • Chakona, A.; Swartz, E.R. 2013: A new redfin species, Pseudobarbus skeltoni (Cyprinidae, Teleostei), from the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Zootaxa 3686(5): 565–577. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3686.5.5 Reference page
  • Chakona, A.; Swartz, E.R.; Skelton, P.H. 2014: A new species of redfin (Teleostei, Cyprinidae, Pseudobarbus) from the Verlorenvlei River system, South Africa. ZooKeys, 453: 121–137. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.453.8072 Reference page
  • Chakona, A. & Skelton, P.H. 2017. A review of the Pseudobarbus afer (Peters, 1864) species complex (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) in the eastern Cape Fold Ecoregion of South Africa. ZooKeys 657: 109–140. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.657.11076 Reference page
  • Smith, A. 1838-1847: Pisces. In: Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa; consisting chiefly of figures and descriptions of the objects of natural history collected during an expedition into the interior of South Africa in 1834-36, 4: 77 unnumb. pp, accompanying Pls. 1-31. [Published in parts; see Barnard 1950 for dates of individual parts; fishes from 1838-1847. Pl. 11 publ. in 1841.]
  • Greenwood, P.H. & Jubb, R.A. 1967: The generic identity of Labeo quathlambae Barnard (Pisces, Cyprinidae). Annals of the Cape Provincial Museums (Natural History), 6 (2): 17–37.
  • Jordan, D.S. 1919: The genera of fishes, part II, from Agassiz to Bleeker, 1833-1858, twenty-six years, with the accepted type of each. A contribution to the stability of scientific nomenclature. Leland Stanford Jr. University Publications, University Series No. 36: i-ix + 163-284 + i-xiii.


Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Rooilerkies
English: Redfin minnows