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Barbus viviparus


Barbus viviparus was originally described as Barbus viviparus by Weber in 1897. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Barbinae. It is commonly known as Bowstripe barb and is known Boogstreep-ghieliemientjie in South Africa, Natalinbarbi in Finland, Zhivorodyaschiy in Russian Federation. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   viviparus
AuthorWI   Weber [M.]
AuthorNI   Weber
Qualification   ---
Year   1897
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   viviparus
Original Combination   Barbus viviparus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Barbus viviparus
OriginalSubGenus   Barbus
Original Author   Weber
Original AuthorWI   Weber [M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1897
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Barbinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Umhlasine Brook, Verulam, near Durban, Natal, South Africa.
Types   Paralectotypes: NMW 54785 (2); SAM 22083 [now at AMG] (4); SMF 10005 [ex ZMA] (2); ZMA 100538 (7), 100978 (1), 100980-81 (1, 3), 100985 (1), 100989 (21).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Matthes 1964:180 [ref. 19237], Nijssen et al. 1982:27 [ref. 19236].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   ZMA 100539 [ex ZMA 100981]
Journal   Zool. Jahrb., Suppl. (Jena)
Citation   v. 10
Page   152

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Enteromius viviparus
Current Species   viviparus
Current Genus Enteromius
Current AuthorWI Weber [M.]
Current AuthorNI   Weber
Current Year   1897
Current Family Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily
Smiliogastrinae Smiliogastrinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Occurs in vegetated pools of streams and rivers and lake margins. Feeds on aquatic insects and other small organisms. Breeds in summer, breeding pairs lay eggs on submerged roots and vegetation. Reaches maturity within a year. Generally confined to lowveld and coastal plain regions but penetrates inland in larger systems such as the Limpopo (Ref. 7248).

Current Summary   Synonym of Enteromius viviparus  (Weber 1897). Cyprinidae: Smiliogastrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Barbus viviparus Weber 1897 -- (Lévêque & Daget 1984:296 [ref. 6186], Skelton 1993:143 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:143 [ref. 27406], Marshall 2011:85 [ref. 31755]). •Valid as Enteromius viviparus (Weber 1897) -- (Yang et al. 2015:112 [ref. 33694], Hayes & Armbruster 2017:356 [ref. 35417], Mamonekene et al. 2018:13 [ref. 36400], Skelton 2019:232 [ref. 36564] as cf. viviparus).

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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
afrohamiltoni Enteromius afrohamiltoni Crass [R. S.] 1960Valid
afrovernaya Barbus afrovernaya Nichols [J. T.] & Boulton [R.] 1927Synonym
afrovernayi Barbus afrovernayi Nichols [J. T.] & Boulton [R.] 1927Synonym
afrovernayi Enteromius afrovernayi Nichols [J. T.] & Boulton [R.] 1927Valid
ahlselli Barbus ahlselli Lönnberg [E.] 1911Synonym
akakianus Barbus akakianus Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
akakianus Enteromius akakianus Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
akavangoensis Barbus akavangoensis Barnard [K. H.] 1941Synonym
akeleyi Barbus akeleyi Hubbs [C. L.] 1918Synonym
alba Barbus alba Krauss [F.] 1882Synonym
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