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Barbus melanostigma


Barbus melanostigma was originally described as Barbus melanostigma by Day in 1878. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Barbinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanostigma
AuthorWI   Day [F.]
AuthorNI   Day
Qualification   ---
Year   1878
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   melanostigma
Original Combination   Barbus melanostigma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Barbus melanostigma
OriginalSubGenus   Barbus
Original Author   Day
Original AuthorWI   Day [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1878
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Barbinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Wynaad Hills, Kerala, India.
Types   Paralectotypes and/or Day specimens: BMNH 1889.2.1.635-637 (3), NMW 54360 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:162 [ref. 23762].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   not identified
Journal   Fishes India
Citation   Part 4
Page   573
Illustrations   Pl. 143 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Puntius melanostigma
Current Species   melanostigma
Current Genus Puntius
Current AuthorWI Day [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Day
Current Year   1878
Current Family Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily
Smiliogastrinae Smiliogastrinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Puntius melanostigma  (Day 1878). Cyprinidae: Smiliogastrinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Puntius mahecola (Valenciennes 1844) -- (Pethiyagoda & Kottelat 2005:150 [ref. 28275], Plamoottil 2016:4 [ref. 34781]). •Valid as Puntius melanostigma (Day 1878) -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:275 [ref. 20764], Zacharias et al. 1996:40 [ref. 25526], Manimekalan 1998:436 [ref. 24989], Menon 1999:96 [ref. 24904], Raju Thomas et al. 2002:50 [ref. 26359], Pethiyagoda et al. 2008:209 [ref. 29986], Pethiyagoda et al. 2012:73 [ref. 32071], Bleher 2018:718 [ref. 36647]).

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albanicus Barbus albanicus Steindachner [F.] 1870Synonym
albanicus Luciobarbus albanicus Steindachner [F.] 1870Valid
alberti Barbus alberti Poll [M.] 1939Synonym
aliciae Barbus aliciae Bigorne [R.] & Lévêque [C.] 1993Synonym
aliciae Enteromius aliciae Bigorne [R.] & Lévêque [C.] 1993Valid
alloiopleurus Barbus alloiopleurus Vaillant [L. L.] 1893Synonym
alluaudi Barbus alluaudi Pellegrin [J.] 1909Hybrid
aloyi Barbus aloyi Roman [B.] 1971Synonym
aloyi Enteromius aloyi Roman [B.] 1971Valid
altianalis Barbus altianalis Boulenger [G. A.] 1900Synonym
altianalis altianalis Barbus altianalis altianalis Boulenger [G. A.] 1900Synonym
altianalis eduardianus Barbus altianalis eduardianus Boulenger [G. A.] 1912Synonym
altianalis labiosa Barbus altianalis labiosa Pellegrin [J.] 1933Synonym
altianalis lobogenysoides Barbus altianalis lobogenysoides Pellegrin [J.] 1935Synonym
altianalis longifilis Barbus altianalis longifilis Pellegrin [J.] 1935Synonym
altianalis paucisquamata Barbus altianalis paucisquamata Pellegrin [J.] 1935Synonym
altianalis radcliffi Barbus altianalis radcliffi Boulenger [G. A.] 1903Synonym
altianalis urundensis Barbus altianalis urundensis David [L.] 1937Synonym
alticola Barbus alticola Boulenger [G. A.] 1906Synonym
altidorsalis Barbus altidorsalis Boulenger [G. A.] 1908Synonym
altus Barbus altus Pfeffer [G. J.] 1896Synonym
altus Barbus altus Günther [A.] 1868Synonym
alvarezi Barbus alvarezi Roman [B.] 1971Synonym
amanpoae Barbus amanpoae Lambert [J. G.] 1961Synonym
amanpoae Enteromius amanpoae Lambert [J. G.] 1961Valid
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