Taxon profile


hillstream and river loaches
Balitoridae Swainson, 1839

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Cypriniformes

Scientific synonyms

incl. Ellopostomatidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 35

genus Annamia Hora, 1932
genus Balitora Gray, 1830
genus Balitoropsis Smith, 1945
genus Barbucca Roberts, 1989
genus Beaufortia Hora, 1932
genus Bhavania Hora, 1920
genus Cryptotora Kottelat, 1998
genus Dienbienia Nguyen & Nguyen, 2002
genus Ellopostoma Vaillant, 1902
genus Erromyzon Kottelat, 2004
genus Formosania Oshima, 1919
genus Gastromyzon Günther, 1874
genus Glaniopsis Boulenger, 1899
genus Hemimyzon Regan, 1911
genus Homaloptera van Hasselt, 1823
genus Hypergastromyzon Roberts, 1989
genus Jinshaia Kottelat & Chu, 1988
genus Katibasia Kottelat, 2004
genus Lepturichthys Regan, 1911
genus Liniparhomaloptera Fang, 1935
genus Metahomaloptera Chang, 1944
genus Neogastromyzon Popta, 1905
genus Neohomaloptera Herre, 1944
genus Paraprotomyzon Pellegrin & Fang, 1935
genus Parasewellia Nguyen & Nguyen, 2005
genus Parhomaloptera Vaillant, 1902
genus Plesiomyzon Zheng & Chen, 1980
genus Protomyzon Hora, 1932
genus Pseudogastromyzon Nichols, 1925
genus Pseudohomaloptera Silas, 1953
genus Sewellia Hora, 1932
genus Sinogastromyzon Fang, 1930
genus Travancoria Hora, 1941
genus Vaillantella Fowler, 1905
genus Vanmanenia Hora, 1932

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/50]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Balitoridae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/568]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Ellopostomatidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Balitoridae]
Data retrieved on: 9 June 2013
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Balitoridae Swainson, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 22 March 2007]

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