262 Species in Family Cobitidae
Nominal species list for Cobitidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Acanthopsoides delphax Siebert, 1991
Acanthopsoides gracilentus (Smith, 1945)
Acanthopsoides gracilis Fowler, 1934
Acanthopsoides hapalias Siebert, 1991
Acanthopsoides molobrion Siebert, 1991
Acanthopsoides namromensis Nguyen, 2005
Acanthopsoides robertsi Siebert, 1991
Acantopsis dialuzona Van Hasselt, 1823
Acantopsis dinema Boyd & Page, 2017 Peppered horseface loach
Acantopsis ioa Boyd & Page, 2017 Slender horseface loach
Acantopsis multistigmatus Vishwanath & Laisram, 2005
Acantopsis octoactinotos Siebert, 1991
Acantopsis rungthipae Boyd, Nithirojpakdee & Page, 2017 Piebald horseface loach
Acantopsis spectabilis (Blyth, 1860)
Acantopsis thiemmedhi Sontirat, 1999
Ambastaia nigrolineata (Kottelat & Chu, 1987)
Ambastaia sidthimunki (Klausewitz, 1959) Dwarf botia
Bibarba bibarba Chen & Chen, 2007
Bibarba parvoculus Wu, Yang & Xiu, 2015
Canthophrys gongota (Hamilton, 1822) Gongota loach
Chromobotia macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852) Clown loach
Cobitis albicoloris Chichkoff, 1932
Cobitis amphilekta Vasil'eva & Vasil'ev, 2012
Cobitis arachthosensis Economidis & Nalbant, 1996
Cobitis arenae (Lin, 1934)
Cobitis australis Chen, Chen & He, 2013
Cobitis avicennae Mousavi-Sabet, Vatandoust, Esmaeili, Geiger & Freyhof, 2015 Zagros spined loach
Cobitis battalgili B?cescu, 1962 Battalgil spined loach
Cobitis bilineata Canestrini, 1865
Cobitis bilseli Battalgil, 1942 Beysehir spined loach
Cobitis biwae Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Cobitis brevipinna (Chen & Chen, 2017)
Cobitis calderoni B?cescu, 1962
Cobitis choii Kim & Son, 1984 Choi's spiny loach
Cobitis crassicauda Chen & Chen, 2013
Cobitis dalmatina Karaman, 1928
Cobitis damlae Erk'akan & Özdemir, 2014 Dalaman spined loach
Cobitis dolichorhynchus Nichols, 1918
Cobitis dorademiri Erk'akan, Özdemir & Özeren, 2017
Cobitis elazigensis Coad & Sarieyyüpoglu, 1988 Tigris spined loach
Cobitis elongata Heckel & Kner, 1858
Cobitis elongatoides B?cescu & Mayer, 1969
Cobitis evreni Erk'akan, Özeren & Nalbant, 2008 Ceyhan spined loach
Cobitis fahirae Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998 Küçük Menderes spined loach
Cobitis faridpaki Mousavi-Sabet, Vasil'eva, Vatandoust & Vasil'ev, 2011
Cobitis fasciola Chen & Chen, 2013
Cobitis fimbriata (Chen & Chen, 2017)
Cobitis gladkovi Vasil'ev & Vasil'eva, 2008
Cobitis guttata (Nguyen, 2005)
Cobitis hankugensis Kim, Park, Son & Nalbant, 2003
Cobitis hellenica Economidis & Nalbant, 1996
Cobitis illyrica Freyhof & Stelbrink, 2007
Cobitis jadovaensis Mustafic & Mrakovcic, 2008
Cobitis kaibarai Nakajima, 2012
Cobitis kellei Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998 Göksü spined loach
Cobitis keyvani Mousavi-Sabet, Yerli, Vatandoust, Özeren & Moradkhani, 2012
Cobitis kurui Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998
Cobitis laoensis (Sauvage, 1878)
Cobitis lebedevi Vasil'eva & Vasil'ev, 1985
Cobitis leptosoma Chen, Sui, He & Chen, 2015
Cobitis levantina Krupp & Moubayed, 1992 Orontes spined loach
Cobitis linea (Heckel, 1847)
Cobitis longitaeniatus Ngô, 2008
Cobitis lutheri Rendahl, 1935 Luther's spiny loach
Cobitis macrostigma Dabry de Thiersant, 1872
Cobitis magnostriata Nakajima, 2012
Cobitis maroccana Pellegrin, 1929
Cobitis matsubarai Okada & Ikeda, 1939
Cobitis megaspila Nalbant, 1993
Cobitis melanoleuca Nichols, 1925
Cobitis meridionalis Karaman, 1924
Cobitis microcephala Chen & Chen, 2011
Cobitis minamorii Nakajima, 2012
Cobitis multimaculata Chen & Chen, 2011
Cobitis narentana Karaman, 1928
Cobitis nigrolinea (Chen & Chen, 2017)
Cobitis nuicocensis Nguyen & Vo, 2005
Cobitis obtusirostra Chen, Sui, He & Chen, 2015
Cobitis ohridana Karaman, 1928
Cobitis pacifica Kim, Park & Nalbant, 1999
Cobitis paludica (de Buen, 1930)
Cobitis phongnhaensis Ngô, 2008
Cobitis phrygica Battalgazi, 1944 Aci spined loach
Cobitis pontica Vasil'eva & Vasil'ev, 2006 Pontic spined loach
Cobitis puncticulata Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998 Spotted spined loach
Cobitis punctilineata Economidis & Nalbant, 1996
Cobitis qujiangensis (Chen & Chen, 2017)
Cobitis rara Chen, 1981
Cobitis rhodopensis Vassilev, 1998
Cobitis sakahoko Nakajima & Suzawa, 2015
Cobitis satunini Gladkov, 1935
Cobitis shikokuensis Suzawa, 2006
Cobitis sibirica Gladkov, 1935
Cobitis simplicispina Hankó, 1925 Sakarya spined loach
Cobitis sinensis Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874 Siberian spiny loach
Cobitis sipahilerae Erk'akan, Özdemir & Özeren, 2017
Cobitis splendens Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998 Splendid spined loach
Cobitis squataeniatus Ngô, 2008
Cobitis stenocauda Chen & Chen, 2013
Cobitis stephanidisi Economidis, 1992
Cobitis striata Ikeda, 1936
Cobitis strumicae Karaman, 1955 Bulgarian spined loach
Cobitis taenia Linnaeus, 1758 Spined loach
Cobitis takatsuensis Mizuno, 1970
Cobitis takenoi Nakajima, 2016
Cobitis tanaitica B?cescu & Mayer, 1969
Cobitis taurica Vasil'eva, Vasil'ev, Janko, Ráb & Rábová, 2005
Cobitis tetralineata Kim, Park & Nalbant, 1999
Cobitis trichonica Stephanidis, 1974
Cobitis turcica Hankó, 1925 Turkish spined loach
Cobitis vardarensis Karaman, 1928 Vardar spined loach
Cobitis vettonica Doadrio & Perdices, 1997
Cobitis wumingensis Chen, Sui, He & Chen, 2015
Cobitis ylengensis Ngô, 2003
Cobitis zanandreai Cavicchioli, 1965
Cobitis zhejiangensis Son & He, 2005
Iksookimia hugowolfeldi Nalbant, 1993
Iksookimia koreensis (Kim, 1975)
Iksookimia longicorpa (Kim, Choi & Nalbant, 1976)
Iksookimia pumila (Kim & Lee, 1987) Puan spine loach
Iksookimia yongdokensis Kim & Park, 1997
Kichulchoia brevifasciata (Kim & Lee, 1995)
Koreocobitis naktongensis Kim, Park & Nalbant, 2000
Koreocobitis rotundicaudata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929) White nose loach
Kottelatlimia hipporhynchos Kottelat & Tan, 2008
Kottelatlimia katik (Kottelat & Lim, 1992)
Kottelatlimia pristes (Roberts, 1989)
Lepidocephalichthys alkaia Havird & Page, 2010
Lepidocephalichthys annandalei Chaudhuri, 1912 Annandale loach
Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis (Datta & Barman, 1984)
Lepidocephalichthys barbatuloides (Bleeker, 1851)
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei (Blyth, 1860) Burmese loach
Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus (Rendahl, 1948)
Lepidocephalichthys coromandelensis (Menon, 1992)
Lepidocephalichthys eleios Kottelat, 2017
Lepidocephalichthys furcatus (de Beaufort, 1933)
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis Pillai & Yazdani, 1976
Lepidocephalichthys guntea (Hamilton, 1822) Guntea loach
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti (Valenciennes, 1846)
Lepidocephalichthys irrorata Hora, 1921 Loktak loach
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi (Deraniyagala, 1956) Jonklaas' s loach
Lepidocephalichthys kranos Havird & Page, 2010
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi (Weber & de Beaufort, 1916)
Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis Arunkumar, 2000 Yu loach
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon (Blyth, 1860)
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis (Valenciennes, 1846) Common spiny loach
Lepidocephalichthys tomaculum Kottelat & Lim, 1992
Lepidocephalichthys zeppelini Havird & Tangjitjaroen, 2010
Lepidocephalus macrochir (Bleeker, 1854)
Lepidocephalus nanensis Deein, Tangjitjaroen & Page, 2014
Lepidocephalus spectrum Roberts, 1989
Leptobotia elongata (Bleeker, 1870)
Leptobotia flavolineata Wang, 1981
Leptobotia guilinensis Chen, 1980
Leptobotia hengyangensis Huang & Zhang, 1986
Leptobotia micra Bohlen & Slechtová, 2017
Leptobotia microphthalma Fu & Ye, 1983
Leptobotia orientalis Xu, Fang & Wang, 1981
Leptobotia pellegrini Fang, 1936
Leptobotia posterodorsalis Lan & Chen, 1992
Leptobotia punctata Li, Li & Chen, 2008
Leptobotia rubrilabris (Dabry de Thiersant, 1872)
Leptobotia taeniops (Sauvage, 1878)
Leptobotia tchangi Fang, 1936
Leptobotia tientainensis (Wu, 1930)
Microcobitis misgurnoides (Rendahl, 1944)
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cantor, 1842) Pond loach
Misgurnus buphoensis Kim & Park, 1995
Misgurnus fossilis (Linnaeus, 1758) Weatherfish
Misgurnus mizolepis Günther, 1888 Chinese muddy loach
Misgurnus mohoity (Dybowski, 1869)
Misgurnus multimaculatus Rendahl, 1944
Misgurnus nikolskyi Vasil'eva, 2001
Misgurnus tonkinensis Rendahl, 1937
Neoeucirrhichthys maydelli B?n?rescu & Nalbant, 1968 Goalpara loach
Niwaella delicata (Niwa, 1937)
Niwaella laterimaculata (Yan & Zheng, 1984)
Niwaella longibarba Chen & Chen, 2005
Niwaella multifasciata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929)
Niwaella xinjiangensis Chen & Chen, 2005
Pangio agma (Burridge, 1992)
Pangio alcoides Kottelat & Lim, 1993
Pangio alternans Kottelat & Lim, 1993
Pangio ammophila Britz, Ali & Raghavan, 2012
Pangio anguillaris (Vaillant, 1902)
Pangio apoda Britz & Maclaine, 2007
Pangio atactos Tan & Kottelat, 2009
Pangio bitaimac Tan & Kottelat, 2009
Pangio borneensis (Boulenger, 1894)
Pangio cuneovirgata (Raut, 1957)
Pangio doriae (Perugia, 1892)
Pangio elongata Britz & Maclaine, 2007
Pangio filinaris Kottelat & Lim, 1993
Pangio fusca (Blyth, 1860)
Pangio goaensis (Tilak, 1972) Indian coolie-loach
Pangio incognito Kottelat & Lim, 1993
Pangio kuhlii (Valenciennes, 1846) Coolie loach
Pangio lidi Hadiaty & Kottelat, 2009
Pangio longimanus Britz & Kottelat, 2010
Pangio longipinnis (Menon, 1992)
Pangio lumbriciformis Britz & Maclaine, 2007
Pangio malayana (Tweedie, 1956)
Pangio mariarum (Inger & Chin, 1962)
Pangio muraeniformis (de Beaufort, 1933)
Pangio myersi (Harry, 1949)
Pangio oblonga (Valenciennes, 1846) Java loach
Pangio pangia (Hamilton, 1822)
Pangio piperata Kottelat & Lim, 1993
Pangio pulla Kottelat & Lim, 1993
Pangio robiginosa (Raut, 1957)
Pangio semicincta (Fraser-Brunner, 1940)
Pangio shelfordii (Popta, 1903) Borneo loach
Pangio signicauda Britz & Maclaine, 2007
Pangio superba (Roberts, 1989)
Parabotia banarescui (Nalbant, 1965)
Parabotia bimaculata Chen, 1980
Parabotia brevirostris Zhu & Zhu, 2012
Parabotia curtus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Kissing loach
Parabotia dubia Kottelat, 2001
Parabotia fasciata Dabry de Thiersant, 1872
Parabotia kiangsiensis Liu & Guo, 1986
Parabotia kimluani Nguyen, 2005
Parabotia lijiangensis Chen, 1980
Parabotia maculosa (Wu, 1939)
Parabotia mantschurica (Berg, 1907) Manchurian spiny loach
Parabotia parva Chen, 1980
Parabotia vancuongi Nguyen, 2005
Paralepidocephalus guishanensis Li, 2004
Paralepidocephalus yui Tchang, 1935
Paramisgurnus dabryanus Dabry de Thiersant, 1872
Protocobitis anteroventris Lan, 2013
Protocobitis polylepis Zhu, Lü, Yang & Zhang, 2008
Protocobitis typhlops Yang, Chen & Lan, 1993
Sabanejewia aurata (De Filippi, 1863) Golden spined loach
Sabanejewia balcanica (Karaman, 1922) Balcan spined loach
Sabanejewia baltica Witkowski, 1994
Sabanejewia bulgarica (Drensky, 1928)
Sabanejewia caspia (Eichwald, 1838) Caspian spined loach
Sabanejewia caucasica (Berg, 1906) Ciscaucasian spined loach
Sabanejewia kubanica Vasil'eva & Vasil'ev, 1988
Sabanejewia larvata (De Filippi, 1859)
Sabanejewia romanica (B?cescu, 1943)
Sabanejewia vallachica (Nalbant, 1957) Eastern Carpathian golden loach
Sinibotia longiventralis (Yang & Chen, 1992)
Sinibotia pulchra (Wu, 1939)
Sinibotia reevesae (Chang, 1944)
Sinibotia robusta (Wu, 1939)
Sinibotia superciliaris (Günther, 1892)
Sinibotia zebra (Wu, 1939)
Syncrossus beauforti (Smith, 1931) Chameleon loach
Syncrossus berdmorei Blyth, 1860 Blyth's loach
Syncrossus helodes (Sauvage, 1876) Tiger botia
Syncrossus hymenophysa (Bleeker, 1852) Tiger loach
Syncrossus reversa (Roberts, 1989)
Theriodes sandakanensis (Inger & Chin, 1962)
Yasuhikotakia caudipunctata (Taki & Doi, 1995)
Yasuhikotakia eos (Taki, 1972) Sun loach
Yasuhikotakia lecontei (Fowler, 1937) Silver loach
Yasuhikotakia longidorsalis (Taki & Doi, 1995)
Yasuhikotakia modesta (Bleeker, 1864) Redtail botia
Yasuhikotakia morleti (Tirant, 1885) Skunk botia
Yasuhikotakia splendida (Roberts, 1995)
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