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Botia helodes


Botia helodes was originally described as Botia helodes by Sauvage in 1876. It belongs to the family Botiidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Asia: Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and southern Vietnam.
Species   helodes
AuthorWI   Sauvage [H.-E.]
AuthorNI   Sauvage
Qualification   ---
Year   1876
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Botiidae
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Genus   Botia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Botiidae
Genus   Botia
Original Name   Botia        
Taxon Name   helodes
Original Combination   Botia helodes
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Botia helodes
OriginalSubGenus   Botia
Original Author   Sauvage
Original AuthorWI   Sauvage [H.-E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1876
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rizière de Tma-Kré, Cambodia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1948:92 [ref. 19574].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-8595
Journal   Bull. Soc. Philomath. Paris (Ser. 6)
Citation   v. 13
Page   99 [3]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Syncrossus helodes
Current Species   helodes
Current Genus Syncrossus
Current AuthorWI Sauvage [H.-E.]
Current AuthorNI   Sauvage
Current Year   1876
Current Family Botiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Inhabits bottoms of flowing rivers with bottom cover pf rocks, logs, or even brush piles. Nocturnal or crepuscular fish. Feeds on mollusks, benthic insect larvae and worms. Sometimes marketed fresh.
Distribution Asia: Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and southern Vietnam.

Current Summary   Synonym of Syncrossus helodes  (Sauvage 1876). Cobitidae: Botiinae.
Name History   • Valid as Botia helodes  Sauvage 1876 -- (Kottelat 1984:807 [ref. 11440], Rainboth 1996:133 [ref. 22772], Doi 1997:15 [ref. 22832], Kottelat 1998:96 [ref. 23436], Kottelat 2001:88 [ref. 25780]). • Valid as Hymenophysa helodes  (Sauvage 1876) -- (Nalbant 2002:317 [ref. 27361]). • Valid as Syncrossus helodes  (Sauvage 1876) -- (Kottelat 2004:14 [ref. 27360], Grant 2007:42 [ref. 29922], Kottelat 2012:19 [ref. 32367], Kottelat 2013:175 [ref. 32989]).

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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
dario Botia dario (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
dayi Botia dayi Hora [S. L.] 1932Synonym
elongata Botia elongata Bleeker [P.] 1870Synonym
elongata Botia elongata Mai [D. Y.] 1978Synonym
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
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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