Puntius aphya

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Puntius aphya
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Puntius
Species: P. aphya
Binomial name
Puntius aphya
(Günther, 1868)[1]

Puntius aphya is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Puntius native to freshwater habitats in Java, Indonesia.[1] It is only known from a single old specimen,[1] but its validity is questionable and recent authorities treat it as a synonym of Leptobarbus hoevenii.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Puntius aphya" in FishBase. April 2006 version.
  2. ^ Kottelat, M. (2013). The Fishes of the Inland Waters of Southeast Asia: A Catalogue and Core Bibliography of the Fishes Known to Occur in Freshwaters, Mangroves and Estuaries. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 2013, Supplement No. 27: 1–663.