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Alburnoides bipunctatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Alburninae
Genus: Alburnoides
Jeitteles, 1861
Type species
Alburnus maculatus
Kessler, 1859

Spirlinus Fatio, 1882
Squalalburnus Berg, 1932

Alburnoides is a genus of cyprinid fishes native to Europe and Asia. Many species are known as riffle minnows or spirlins.


There are currently 30 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ a b c Mousavi-Sabet, H., Vatandoust, S. & Doadrio, I. (2015): Review of the genus Alburnoides Jeitteles, 1861 (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) from Iran with description of three new species from the Caspian Sea and Kavir basins. Caspian Journal of Environmental Sciences, 13 (4): 293-331.
  2. ^ Roudbar, A.J., Eagderi, S., Esmaeili, H.R., Coad, B.W. & Bogutskaya, N.G. (2016): A molecular approach to the genus Alburnoides using COI sequences data set and the description of a new species, A. damghani, from the Damghan River system (the Dasht-e Kavir Basin, Iran) (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae). ZooKeys, 579: 157-181.
  3. ^ a b Turan, D., Bektaş, Y., Kaya, C. & Bayçelebi, E. (2016): Alburnoides diclensis (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae), a new species of cyprinid fish from the upper Tigris River, Turkey. Zootaxa, 4067 (1): 79-87.
  4. ^ a b c Turan, D., Kaya, C., Ekmekçi, F.G. & Doğan, E. (2014): Three new species of Alburnoides (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Euphrates River, Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. Zootaxa, 3754 (2): 101–116.
  5. ^ Coad, B.W. & Bogutskaya, N.G. (2012): A new species of riffle minnow, Alburnoides holciki, from the Hari River basin in Afghanistan and Iran (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae). Zootaxa, 3453: 43–55.
  6. ^ Turan, D., Kaya, C., Ekmekçi, F.G. & Güçlü, S.S. (2013): Alburnoides manyasensis (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae), a new species of cyprinid fish from Manyas Lake basin, Turkey. ZooKeys, 276: 85-102.
  7. ^ Mousavi-Sabet, H., Anvarifar, H. & Azizi, F. (2015): Alburnoides tabarestanensis, a new species of riffle minnow from the southern Caspian Sea basin in Iran (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae). aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 21 (3): 144-152.