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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae

Genus: Oreonectes

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Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Oreonectes acridorsalis
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Asia
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Oreonectes anophthalmus Zheng, 1981

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Oreonectes anophthalmus
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Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Oreonectes barbatus
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Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Oreonectes donglanensis
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Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Oreonectes duanensis
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Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Oreonectes elongatus
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Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Oreonectes furcocaudalis Zhu & Cao, 1987

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Oreonectes furcocaudalis
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Oreonectes guananensis
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Oreonectes luochengensis
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Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Oreonectes macrolepis
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Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Oreonectes microphthalmus
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Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Oreonectes platycephalus Günther, 1868

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Oreonectes platycephalus
[Flat-headed loach]
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Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Oreonectes polystigmus
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Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Oreonectes retrodorsalis Lan, Yang & Chen, 1995

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Oreonectes retrodorsalis
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Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Oreonectes translucens
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15 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Oreonectes acridorsalis Asia 4.8 SL 2013
Oreonectes anophthalmus Asia 3.7 SL 1981
Oreonectes barbatus Asia 5.7 SL 2013
Oreonectes donglanensis Asia 4.5 SL 2013
Oreonectes duanensis Asia 7.7 SL 2013
Oreonectes elongatus Asia 7.8 SL 2012
Oreonectes furcocaudalis Asia 5.9 SL 1987
Oreonectes guananensis Asia 2011
Oreonectes luochengensis Asia 2011
Oreonectes macrolepis Asia 7.6 SL 2009
Oreonectes microphthalmus Asia 4.7 SL 2008
Oreonectes platycephalus Flat-headed loach Asia 10 TL 1868
Oreonectes polystigmus Asia 5.8 SL 2008
Oreonectes retrodorsalis Asia 3.8 SL 1995
Oreonectes translucens Asia 4.6 SL 2006



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