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Barbus erubescens


Barbus erubescens was originally described as Barbus erubescens by Skelton in 1974. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Barbinae. It is commonly known as Twee redfin and is known Twee redfin in USA, Tweerivier-rooivlerkie in South Africa, Twee River redfin in South Africa, Twee River barb in South Africa. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   erubescens
AuthorWI   Skelton [P. H.]
AuthorNI   Skelton
Qualification   ---
Year   1974
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Barbinae Barbinae
Genus   Barbus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Barbinae
Genus   Barbus
Original Name   Barbus        
Taxon Name   erubescens
Original Combination   Barbus erubescens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Barbus erubescens
OriginalSubGenus   Barbus
Original Author   Skelton
Original AuthorWI   Skelton [P. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1974
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Barbinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Suurvlei River, Olifants River system, western Cape Province, South Africa, 32°38'56"S, 19°12'21"E.
Types   Paratypes: AMG P2425-P2429 (21, 2, 2, 2, 2); BMNH 1974.6.13.1-10 (10); MRAC 192171-74 (4), 192175-80 (6); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 74-265 to 74-269 (1, 1, 1, 6, 1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Skelton & Stuart 1987:182 [ref. 12628].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMG P2424
Journal   J. L. B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. Spec. Publ.
Citation   No. 13
Page   2
Illustrations   Figs. 1-3

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Barbus erubescens
Current Species erubescens
Current Genus Barbus
Current AuthorWI Skelton [P. H.]
Current AuthorNI Skelton
Current Year 1974
Current Family Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily
Barbinae Barbinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Inhabits pools and deeper flowing stretches, forming schools of similar sized individuals. Juveniles sometimes in mixed schools with the Cape galaxias. Feeds on aquatic and other insects from surface and midwaters. Breeds during summer, males congregating over bottom in flowing water. Threatened by water extraction, agricultural pollution and introduced fishes (Ref. 7248).

Current Summary   Synonym of Sedercypris erubescens  (Skelton 1974). Cyprinidae: Smiliogastrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Barbus erubescens Skelton 1974 -- (Lévêque & Daget 1984:243 [ref. 6186], Skelton 1988:300 [ref. 7302], Skelton 1993:154 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:154 [ref. 27406]). •Valid as Pseudobarbus erubescens (Skelton 1974) -- (Yang et al. 2015:89, 112 [ref. 33694], Hayes & Armbruster 2017:356 [ref. 35417] as Pseudobarbus). •Valid as Sedercypris erubescens (Skelton 1974) -- (Skelton et al. 2018:19 [ref. 35835]).

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ablabes Barbus ablabes (Bleeker [P.] 1863)Synonym
ablabes var. spurelli Barbus ablabes var. spurelli Boulenger [G. A.] 1913Synonym
aboinensis Barbus aboinensis Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
abramoides Barbus abramoides Brandt [J. F.] in Mack 1861Uncertain
acuticeps Barbus acuticeps Matthes [H.] 1959Synonym
acuticeps Labeobarbus acuticeps Matthes [H.] 1959Valid
acutirostris Barbus acutirostris Bini [G.] 1940Synonym
aeneus Barbus aeneus (Burchell [W. J.] 1822)Synonym
afer Barbus (Capoeta) afer Peters [W. C. H.] 1864Synonym
afer Barbus afer Peters [W. C. H.] 1864Synonym
affinis Barbus affinis Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1835Synonym
affinis affinis Barbus affinis affinis Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1835Synonym
affinis brevibarbis Barbus affinis brevibarbis Boulenger [G. A.] 1902Synonym
affinis nedgia Barbus affinis nedgia Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1835Synonym
afrohamiltoni Barbus afrohamiltoni Crass [R. S.] 1960Synonym
afrovernaya Barbus afrovernaya Nichols [J. T.] & Boulton [R.] 1927Synonym
afrovernayi Barbus afrovernayi Nichols [J. T.] & Boulton [R.] 1927Synonym
ahlselli Barbus ahlselli Lönnberg [E.] 1911Synonym
akakianus Barbus akakianus Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
akavangoensis Barbus akavangoensis Barnard [K. H.] 1941Synonym
akeleyi Barbus akeleyi Hubbs [C. L.] 1918Synonym
alba Barbus alba Krauss [F.] 1882Synonym
albanicus Barbus albanicus Steindachner [F.] 1870Synonym
albanicus Luciobarbus albanicus Steindachner [F.] 1870Valid
alberti Barbus alberti Poll [M.] 1939Synonym
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