Schistura

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Schistura
Schistura mahnerti.jpg
Schistura mahnerti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Subclass: Neopterygii
Infraclass: Teleostei
Superorder: Ostariophysi
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae
Genus: Schistura
McClelland, 1838
Type species
Cobitis rupecula
McClelland, 1838
Synonyms
  • Acoura Swainson, 1839

Schistura is a genus of stone loaches from southern and eastern Asia. All members of Schistura live in stream and river habitats; some inhabit caves (troglobites).[1]

Species[edit]

The current composition of this genus is not completely settled. The following list follows Kottelat (2012) with the addition of species described since his paper.

There are currently 214 recognized species in this genus:

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ MacDonald (2008): p.256
  2. ^ Lalramliana (2012): Schistura aizawlensis, a new species of loach from Mizoram, northeastern India (Cypriniformes: Balitoridae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 23 (2): 97-104.
  3. ^ Chen, X.-Y. & Neely, D.A. (2012): Schistura albirostris, a new nemacheiline loach (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from the Irrawaddy River drainage of Yunnan Province, China. Zootaxa, 3586: 222–227.
  4. ^ Solo, B., Lalramliana, Lalronunga, S. & Lalnuntluanga (2014): Schistura andrewi, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from Mizoram, northeastern India. Zootaxa, 3860 (3): 253–260.
  5. ^ Plongsesthee, R., Page, L.M. & Beamish, W. (2011): Schistura aurantiaca, a new species from the Mae Khlong basin, Thailand (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 22 (2): 169-178.
  6. ^ Bohlen, J. & Šlechtová, V. (2011): A new genus and two new species of loaches (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from Myanmar. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 22 (1): 1-10.
  7. ^ Plongsesthee, R., Kottelat, M. & Beamish, F.W.H. (2013): Schistura crocotula, a new loach from Peninsular Thailand (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24 (2): 171-178.
  8. ^ Ou, C., Montaña, C.G., Winemiller, K.O. & Conway, K.W. (2011): Schistura diminuta, a new miniature loach from the Mekong River drainage of Cambodia (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 22 (3): 193-200.
  9. ^ Lokeshwor, Y. & Vishwanath, W. (2011): Schistura fasciata, a new nemacheiline species (Cypriniformes: Balitoridae) from Manipur, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 3 (2): 1514-1519.
  10. ^ Lokeshwor, Y. & Vishwanath, W. (2013): Schistura ferruginea, a new species of loach from Northeast India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24 (1): 49-56.
  11. ^ Bohlen, J., Šlechtová, V. & Udomritthiruj, K. (2014): Schistura hypsiura, a new species of loach (Cobitoidea: Nemacheilidae) from South-West Myanmar. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 62: 21–27.
  12. ^ Lokeshwor, Y. & Vishwanath, W. (2012): Schistura koladynensis, a new species of loach from the Koladyne basin, Mizoram, India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 23 (2): 139-145.
  13. ^ Lalronunga, S., Lalnuntluanga & Lalramliana (2013): Schistura maculosa, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from Mizoram, northeastern India. Zootaxa, 3718 (6): 583–590.
  14. ^ Suvarnaraksha, A. (2012): Schistura maejotigrina, a new stream loach (Pisces: Nemacheilidae) from northern Thailand. Zootaxa, 3586: 131–137.
  15. ^ Endruweit, M. (2014): Schistura megalodon species nova, a new river loach from the Irra-waddy basin in Dehong, Yunnan, China (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae). Zoological Research, 35 (5): 353−361.
  16. ^ Kottelat, M. & Leisher, C. (2012): Fishes from Phuong Hoang cave, northern Vietnam, with description of a new species of loach (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 23 (3): 237-244.
  17. ^ a b Lokeshwor, Y. & Vishwanath, W. (2013): Two new species of stone loaches of the genus Schistura from the Koladyne basin, Mizoram, India (Teleostei: Cobitoidei: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa, 3731 (4): 561–576.
  18. ^ Lokeshwor, Y., Barat, A., Sati, J. Darshan, A., Vishwanath, W. & Mahanta, P.C. (2012): Schistura obliquofascia, a new loach from Uttarakhand, India (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa, 3586: 255–263.
  19. ^ Page, L.M., Plongsesthee, R., Beamish, F.W.H., Kangrang, P., Randall, Z.S., Singer, R.S. & Martin, Z.P. (2012): Schistura (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) in the Mae Khlong basin in southwestern Thailand with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 3586: 319–328.
  20. ^ Lokeshwor, Y., Vishwanath, W. & Kosygin, L. (2013): Schistura paucireticulata', a new loach from Tuirial River, Mizoram, India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa, 3683 (5): 581–588.
  21. ^ a b Bohlen, J. & Šlechtová, V. (2013): Two new species of Schistura from Myanmar (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24 (1): 21-30.
  22. ^ Shangningham, B., Lokeshwor, Y. & Vishwanath, W. (2014): Schistura phamhringi, a new stone loach from Chindwin Basin in Manipur, India (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa, 3786 (2): 181–191.
  23. ^ Lokeshwor, Y. & Vishwanath, W. (2013): Schistura porocephala, a new nemacheilid loach from Koladyne basin, Mizoram, India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Research, published online, 30 JAN 2013, DOI: 10.1007/s10228-012-0325-8
  24. ^ Zheng, L.-P., Yang, J.-X. & Chen, X.-Y. (2012): Schistura prolixifasciata, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from the Salween basin in Yunnan, China. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 23 (1): 63-67.
  25. ^ Bohlen, J. & Šlechtová, V. (2013): Schistura puncticeps, a new species of loach from Myanmar (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24 (1): 85-92.
  26. ^ Bohlen, J. & Šlechtová, V. (2014): Schistura shuensis, a new species of loach from Myanmar (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24 (3) [2013]: 217-223.
  27. ^ Endruweit, M. (2014): Schistura sexnubes, a new diminutive river loach from the upper Mekong basin, Yunnan Province, China (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae). Zoological Research, 35 (1): 59-66.
  28. ^ a b Nguyen Thi Hoa, Nguyen Van Hao & Hoang Thanh Thuong (2010): Two new species of Oreias Sauvage, 1874 discovered in Son La City, Vietnam. Vietnam Journal of Biology, 32 (4): 45-53.
  29. ^ Kangrang, P., Page, L.M. & Beamish, W.H. (2012): Schistura tenebrosa, a new species of loach from the Kwai Noi River system, Mae Khlong basin, Thailand (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa, 3586: 69–77.

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