Paracanthocobitis urophthalma

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Banded mountain zipper loach
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae
Genus: Paracanthocobitis
Species: P. urophthalma
Binomial name
Paracanthocobitis urophthalma
(Günther, 1868)

Acanthocobitis urophthalma Günther, 1868

Paracanthocobitis urophthalma, also known as the banded mountain zipper loach, is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Paracanthocobitis. This species is endemic to southwestern Sri Lanka.[1]


  1. ^ Singer, R.A. & Page, L.M. (2015): Revision of the Zipper Loaches, Acanthocobitis and Paracanthocobitis (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae), with Descriptions of Five New Species. Copeia, 103 (2): 378–401.