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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Balitoridae River loaches

Genus: Homalopteroides

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Homalopteroides avii Asia 5.3 SL 2014
Homalopteroides indochinensis Asia 4 TL 1953
Homalopteroides manipurensis Asia 6.2 SL 1998
Homalopteroides modestus Asia 2.1 SL 1890
Homalopteroides nebulosus Asia 3.6 SL 1969
Homalopteroides rupicola Asia 2.5 SL 1929
Homalopteroides smithi Asia 6 SL 1932
Homalopteroides stephensoni Asia 6.5 SL 1932
Homalopteroides tweediei Asia 4 SL 1940
Homalopteroides wassinkii Asia 6.5 TL 1853
Homalopteroides weberi Asia 4.9 SL 1932
Homalopteroides yuwonoi Asia 4.4 SL 1998



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