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Botia dario

(Hamilton 1822)

Botia dario was originally described as Cobitis dario by Hamilton in 1822. It belongs to the family Botiidae. It is commonly known as Bengal loach and is known Indian loach in USA (contiguous states), Necktie loach in India, Rani in Bangladesh. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Asia: Nepal and India.
Species   dario
AuthorWI   Hamilton [F.]
AuthorNI   Hamilton
Qualification   ---
Year   1822
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Botiidae
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Genus   Botia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Botiidae
Genus   Botia
Original Name   Cobitis        
Taxon Name   dario
Original Combination   Cobitis dario
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cobitis dario
OriginalSubGenus   Cobitis
Original Author   Hamilton
Original AuthorWI   Hamilton [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1822
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bengal.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   354, 394
Illustrations   Pl. 29 (fig. 95)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Botia dario
Current Species   dario
Current Genus Botia
Current AuthorWI Hamilton [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Hamilton
Current Year   1822
Current Family Botiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Distribution Asia: Nepal and India.

Current Summary   Valid as Botia dario  (Hamilton 1822). Cobitidae: Botiinae.
Name History   • Valid as Botia dario  (Hamilton 1822) -- (Ataur Rahman 1989:154 [ref. 24860], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:537 [ref. 20764], Menon 1992:39 [ref. 23970], Sen 1995:556 [ref. 23778], Menon 1999:157 [ref. 24904], Karmakar 2000:31 [ref. 25662], Nalbant 2002:318 [ref. 27361], Ataur Rahman 2003:173 [ref. 31338], Kottelat 2004:12 [ref. 27360], Ng 2007:42 [ref. 29316], Grant 2007:9 [ref. 29922], Shestha 2008:142 [ref. 29923], Kottelat 2012:15 [ref. 32367], Ahmed et al. 2013:286 [ref. 32872], Gurung et al. 2013:4883 [ref. 32969]).

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almorhae Botia almorhae Gray [J. E.] 1831Valid
beauforti Botia beauforti Smith [H. M.] 1931Synonym
beauforti formosa Botia beauforti formosa Pellegrin [J.] & Fang [P.-W.] 1940Synonym
berdmorei Botia berdmorei (Blyth [E.] 1860)Synonym
birdi Botia birdi Chaudhuri [B. L.] 1910Valid
blythi Botia blythi Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
caudipunctata Botia caudipunctata Taki [Y.] & Doi [A.] 1995Synonym
citrauratea Botia citrauratea Nichols [J. T.] 1925Synonym
citrauratea Leptobotia citrauratea (Nichols [J. T.] 1925)Valid
compressicauda Botia compressicauda Nichols [J. T.] 1931Synonym
curta Botia curta (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846)Synonym
dayi Botia dayi Hora [S. L.] 1932Synonym
elongata Botia elongata Mai [D. Y.] 1978Synonym
elongata Botia elongata Bleeker [P.] 1870Synonym
eos Botia eos Taki [Y.] 1972Synonym
fangi Botia fangi Tchang [T.-L.] 1930Synonym
formosa Botia formosa Pellegrin [J.] & Fang [P.-W.] 1940Synonym
geto Botia geto (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
gigantea Botia gigantea Mai [D. Y.] 1978Synonym
grandis Botia grandis Gray [J. E.] 1832Synonym
helodes Botia helodes Sauvage [H.-E.] 1876Synonym
hexafurca Botia hexafurca Mai [D. Y.] 1978Synonym
histrionica Botia histrionica Blyth [E.] 1860Valid
horae Botia horae Smith [H. M.] 1931Synonym
hymenophysa Botia hymenophysa (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
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