Pseudohomaloptera

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Taxonavigation: Cobitoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cobitoidea

Familia: Balitoridae
Genus: Pseudohomaloptera

Species: P. batek – P. leonardi – P. sexmaculata – P. tatereganii – P. vulgaris – P. yunnanensis

Name[edit]

Pseudohomaloptera Silas, 1953

Etymology: pseudo (= false), referring to previous placement of P. tatereganii in Homaloptera.

References[edit]

  • 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. 
  • Silas, E. G., 1953: Classification, zoogeography and evolution of the fishes of the cyprinoid families Homalopteridae and Gastromyzonidae. Records of the Indian Museum (Calcutta), 50 (2) (for 1952): 173-263, Pl. 5.