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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Balitoridae River loaches

Genus: Formosania

(See list of species below)



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Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Formosania chenyiyui
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Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Formosania davidi
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Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Formosania fascicauda (Nichols, 1926)

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Formosania fascicauda
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Max. Length 11.1 cm TL

 
Formosania fasciolata
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Max. Length 5.8 cm TL

 
Formosania galericula
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Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Formosania lacustre (Steindachner, 1908)

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Formosania lacustre
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Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Formosania paucisquama
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Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Formosania stigmata (Nichols, 1926)

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Formosania stigmata
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Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Formosania tinkhami
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Formosania chenyiyui Asia 7.7 SL 1991
Formosania davidi Asia 7.6 SL 1878
Formosania fascicauda Asia 9 TL 1926
Formosania fasciolata Asia 11.1 TL 2006
Formosania galericula Asia 5.8 TL 2011
Formosania lacustre Asia 12 TL 1908
Formosania paucisquama Asia 6 SL 1981
Formosania stigmata Asia 10 TL 1926
Formosania tinkhami Asia 10 TL 1934



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