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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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viviparus Enteromius viviparus Weber [M.] 1897Valid
volpinii Barbus volpinii Parenzan [P.] 1940Synonym
voltae Barbus voltae Hopson [A. J.] 1965Synonym
vulgaris Barbus vulgaris Fleming [J.] 1828Synonym
waageni Barbus (Puntius) waageni Day [F.] 1872Synonym
waageni Barbus waageni Day [F.] 1872Synonym
waandersi Barbus waandersi (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Synonym
wadon Barbus wadon Bleeker [P.] 1849Synonym
waldoi Barbus waldoi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1902)Synonym
waldroni Barbus waldroni Norman [J. R.] 1935Synonym
waleckii Barbus waleckii Rolik [H.] 1970Valid
walkeri Barbus walkeri Boulenger [G. A.] 1904Synonym
walkeri Enteromius walkeri Boulenger [G. A.] 1904Valid
weidholtzi Barbus weidholtzi Holly [M.] 1928Synonym
weidholzii Barbus weidholzii Holly [M.] 1928Synonym
wellmani Barbus wellmani Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
wellmani Enteromius wellmani Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
welwitschii Barbus welwitschii Günther [A.] 1868Synonym
werneri Barbus werneri Boulenger [G. A.] 1905Synonym
werneri Enteromius werneri Boulenger [G. A.] 1905Valid
woehlerti Barbus woehlerti Trewavas [E.] 1938Uncertain
wöhlerti Barbus wöhlerti Trewavas [E.] 1938Uncertain
wurtzi Barbus wurtzi Pellegrin [J.] 1908Synonym
wurtzi Labeobarbus wurtzi Pellegrin [J.] 1908Valid
wynaadensis Barbus (Barboides) wynaadensis Day [F.] 1873Synonym
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