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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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urostigma Enteromius urostigma Boulenger [G. A.] 1917Valid
urotaenia Barbus urotaenia Boulenger [G. A.] 1913Synonym
urotaenia Labeobarbus urotaenia Boulenger [G. A.] 1913Valid
urundensis Barbus urundensis David [L.] 1937Synonym
usambarae Barbus usambarae Lönnberg [E.] 1907Synonym
usambarae Enteromius usambarae Lönnberg [E.] 1907Valid
valenciennesii Barbus valenciennesii Bleeker [P.] 1849Synonym
validus Barbus validus Stiassny [M. L. J.], Liyandja [T. L. D.] & Monsembula Iyaba [R. J. C.] 2016Synonym
vanderysti Barbus vanderysti Poll [M.] 1945Synonym
vanderysti Enteromius vanderysti Poll [M.] 1945Valid
vatovae Barbus vatovae Zolezzi [G.] 1939Synonym
venustus Barbus venustus Bailey [R. G.] 1980Synonym
venustus Enteromius venustus Bailey [R. G.] 1980Valid
verhoeffi Barbus verhoeffi (Battalgil [F.] 1942)Synonym
vernayi Barbus vernayi Nichols [J. T.] & Boulton [R.] 1927Synonym
vernayi Barbus vernayi Norman [J. R.] 1925Synonym
versluysii Barbus versluysii Holly [M.] 1929Synonym
victoriae Barbus victoriae Boulenger [G. A.] 1908Synonym
viktorianus Barbus viktorianus Lohberger [K.] 1929Synonym
viktorianus Enteromius viktorianus Lohberger [K.] 1929Valid
vinciguerrae Barbus vinciguerrae Mukerji [D. D.] 1934Uncertain
vinciguerrai Barbus vinciguerrai Pfeffer [G. J.] 1896Synonym
vinciguerraii Barbus vinciguerraii Pfeffer [G. J.] 1896Synonym
vittatus Barbus vittatus (Day [F.] 1865)Synonym
viviparus Barbus viviparus Weber [M.] 1897Synonym
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