Psilorhynchus pseudecheneis

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Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidei 

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: Cyprinoidei

Familia: Psilorhynchidae
Genus: Psilorhynchus
Species: Psilorhynchus pseudecheneis


Holotype: ZSI F1928/2. Paratypes: ZSI F1929/2 (14).

Type locality: Stream 5 kilometers north of village Ghat in the Dudh Kosi [Koshi] drainage, Solokhumbhu District, eastern Nepal, elevation 2950 meters.


  • Conway, K. W., Mayden, R. L., Shrestha, J. & Edds, D. R.; 2012: Redescription of the Nepalese endemic torrent minnow Psilorhynchus pseudecheneis with comments on P. homaloptera (Teleostei: Psilorhynchidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 23 (3): 193–210.
  • Menon, A. G. K. & Datta, A. K.; 1964: Zoological results of the Indian Cho-Oyu Expedition (1958) in Nepal. Part 7. Pisces (concluded). Psilorhynchus pseudecheneis, a new cyprinid fish from Nepal. Records of the Indian Museum (Calcutta), 59: 253–255, Pls. 16-17.
  • Psilorhynchus pseudecheneis in Catalog of Fishes, Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2024. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.