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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Rasborinae
Genus: Aphyocypris
Günther, 1868

Aphyocypris is a genus of cyprinid fishes consisting of five species, all of which are restricted to East Asia.


There are currently five recognized species in this genus:[1][2]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Aphyocypris in FishBase. February 2013 version.
  2. ^ a b Zhu, Y., Zhao, Y. & Huang, K. (2013): Aphyocypris pulchrilineata, a new miniature cyprinid species (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Guangxi, China. Ichthyological Research, Article first published online: 6 March 2013 DOI 10.1007/s10228-013-0338-y
  3. ^ Liao, T.-Y., Kullander, S.O. & Lin, H.-D. (2011): Synonymization of Pararasbora, Yaoshanicus, and Nicholsicypris with Aphyocypris, and Description of a New Species of Aphyocypris from Taiwan (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zoological Studies, 50 (5): 657-664.