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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae
Genus: Heminoemacheilus
S. Q. Zhu & W. X. Cao, 1987

Heminoemacheilus is a small genus of stone loaches endemic to Guangxi in China and only living in caves.[1]


There are currently 3 recognized species in this genus:[2]


  1. ^ Ma, L.; and Y.-H. Zhao (2012). Cavefish of China. Pp. 107—125 in: White, W.B.; and D.C. Cuvier, editors. Encyclopedia of Caves. Elsevier. ISBN 9780123838322
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2017). Species of Heminoemacheilus in FishBase. April 2017 version.
  3. ^ Zhu, Y. & Zhu, D.-G. (2015): Description of a New Species of the Genus Heminoemacheilus (Teleostei: Balitoridae) in Guangxi, China. Journal of Guangdong Ocean University, 2014 (6) [2015]: 18-21.