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Subfamily Scientific Name Author and Date Common Name
Botiinae Botia almorhae Gray, 1831 Almorha loach
Botiinae Botia beauforti Smith, 1931 Chameleon loach
Botiinae Botia berdmorei (Blyth, 1860) Blyth's loach
Botiinae Botia birdi Chaudhuri, 1909 Birdi loach
Botiinae Botia caudipunctata Taki & Doi, 1995  
Botiinae Botia dario (Hamilton, 1822) Bengal loach
Botiinae Botia dayi Hora, 1932 Hora loach
Botiinae Botia eos Taki, 1972 Sun loach
Botiinae Botia helodes Sauvage, 1876 Tiger botia
Botiinae Botia histrionica Blyth, 1860  
Botiinae Botia hymenophysa (Bleeker, 1852) Tiger loach
Botiinae Botia lecontei Fowler, 1937 Silver loach
Botiinae Botia lohachata Chaudhuri, 1912 Reticulate loach
Botiinae Botia longidorsalis Taki & Doi, 1995  
Botiinae Botia longiventralis Yang & Chen, 1992  
Botiinae Botia macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852) Clown loach
Botiinae Botia macrolineata Teugels, De Vos & Snoeks, 1986  
Botiinae Botia modesta Bleeker, 1865 Redtail botia
Botiinae Botia morleti Tirant, 1885 Skunk botia
Botiinae Botia nigrolineata Kottelat & Chu, 1987  
Botiinae Botia pulchra Wu, 1939  
Botiinae Botia pulchripinnis Paysan, 1970  
Botiinae Botia reevesae Chang, 1944  
Botiinae Botia reversa Roberts, 1989  
Botiinae Botia robusta Wu, 1939  
Botiinae Botia rostrata Günther, 1868 Gangetic loach
Botiinae Botia sidthimunki Klausewitz, 1959 Dwarf botia
Botiinae Botia splendida Roberts, 1995  
Botiinae Botia striata Narayan Rao, 1920 Zebra loach
Botiinae Botia superciliaris Günther, 1892  
Botiinae Botia xanthi (Günther, 1888)  
Botiinae Botia yunnanensis Chen, 1980  
Botiinae Leptobotia curta (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Kissing loach
Botiinae Leptobotia elongata (Bleeker, 1870)  
Botiinae Leptobotia flavolineata Wang, 1981  
Botiinae Leptobotia guilinensis Chen, 1980  
Botiinae Leptobotia hansuiensis Fang & Hsu, 1980  
Botiinae Leptobotia hengyangensis Huang & Zhang, 1986  
Botiinae Leptobotia mantschurica Berg, 1907 Manchurian spiny loach
Botiinae Leptobotia microphthalma Fu & Ye, 1983  
Botiinae Leptobotia orientalis Xu, Fang & Wang , 1984  
Botiinae Leptobotia pellegrini Fang, 1936  
Botiinae Leptobotia posterodorsalis Lan & Chen, 1992  
Botiinae Leptobotia rubrilabris (Guichenot, 1872)  
Botiinae Leptobotia taeniops (Sauvage, 1878)  
Botiinae Leptobotia tchangi Fang, 1936  
Botiinae Leptobotia tientainensis (Wu, 1930)  
Botiinae Leptobotia zebra (Wu, 1939)  
Botiinae Parabotia banarescui (Nalbant, 1965)  
Botiinae Parabotia bimaculata Chen, 1980  
Botiinae Parabotia dubia Kottelat, 2001  
Botiinae Parabotia fasciata Guichenot, 1872  
Botiinae Parabotia lijiangensis Chen, 1980  
Botiinae Parabotia maculosa (Wu, 1939)  
Botiinae Parabotia parva Chen, 1980  
Cobitinae Acantopsis arenae (Lin, 1934)  
Cobitinae Acantopsis choirorhynchos (Bleeker, 1854) Horseface loach
Cobitinae Acantopsis dialuzona Van Hasselt, 1823  
Cobitinae Acantopsis octoactinotos Siebert, 1991  
Cobitinae Acantopsis thiemmedhi Sontirat, 1999  
Cobitinae Cobitis arachthosensis Economidis & Nalbant, 1996  
Cobitinae Cobitis aurata aralensis Kessler, 1877 Aral spined loach
Cobitinae Cobitis bilineata Canestrini, 1866  
Cobitinae Cobitis bilseli Battalgil, 1942  
Cobitinae Cobitis biwae Jordan & Snyder, 1901  
Cobitinae Cobitis calderoni Bacescu, 1962  
Cobitinae Cobitis choii Kim & Son, 1984 Choi's spiny loach
Cobitinae Cobitis conspersa Cantoni, 1882  
Cobitinae Cobitis dolichorhynchus Nichols, 1918  
Cobitinae Cobitis elazigensis Coad & Sarieyyüpoglu, 1988  
Cobitinae Cobitis elongata Heckel & Kner, 1858  
Cobitinae Cobitis elongatoides Bacescu & Maier, 1969  
Cobitinae Cobitis fahirae Erkakan, Atalay-Ekmekci & Nalbant, 1998  
Cobitinae Cobitis granoei Rendahl, 1935  
Cobitinae Cobitis haasi Klausewitz, 1955  
Cobitinae Cobitis hellenica Economidis, 1991  
Cobitinae Cobitis kellei Erkakan, Atalay-Ekmekci & Nalbant, 1998  
Cobitinae Cobitis laoensis (Sauvage, 1878)  
Cobitinae Cobitis laterimaculata Yan & Zheng, 1984  
Cobitinae Cobitis lebedevi Vasil'yeva & Vasil'ev, 1985  
Cobitinae Cobitis levantina Krupp & Moubayed, 1992  
Cobitinae Cobitis linea (Heckel, 1846-49)  
Cobitinae Cobitis lutheri Rendahl, 1935 Luther's spiny loach
Cobitinae Cobitis macrostigma Dabry de Thiersant, 1872  
Cobitinae Cobitis maroccana Pellegrin, 1929  
Cobitinae Cobitis matsubarai Okada & Ikeda, 1939  
Cobitinae Cobitis megaspila Nalbant, 1993  
Cobitinae Cobitis melanoleuca Nichols, 1925  
Cobitinae Cobitis meridionalis Karaman, 1924  
Cobitinae Cobitis misgurnoides Rendahl, 1944  
Cobitinae Cobitis pacifica Kim, Park & Nalbant, 1999  
Cobitinae Cobitis paludica (de Buen, 1930)  
Cobitinae Cobitis puncticulata Erkakan, Atalay-Ekmekci & Nalbant, 1998  
Cobitinae Cobitis punctilineata Economidis & Nalbant, 1991  
Cobitinae Cobitis rhodopensis Vassilev, 1998  
Cobitinae Cobitis rossomeridionalis Vasil'yeva & Vasil'ev, 1998  
Cobitinae Cobitis satunini Gladkov, 1935  
Cobitinae Cobitis simplicispina Hankó, 1924  
Cobitinae Cobitis sinensis Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874 Siberian spiny loach
Cobitinae Cobitis splendens Erkakan, Atalay-Ekmekci & Nalbant, 1998  
Cobitinae Cobitis stephanidisi Economidis, 1992  
Cobitinae Cobitis strumicae Karaman, 1955  
Cobitinae Cobitis taenia striata Ikeda, 1936  
Cobitinae Cobitis taenia taenia Linnaeus, 1758 Spined loach
Cobitinae Cobitis takatsuensis Mizuno, 1970  
Cobitinae Cobitis tanaitica Bacescu & Maier, 1969  
Cobitinae Cobitis tetralineata Kim, Park & Nalbant, 1999  
Cobitinae Cobitis trichonica Stephanidis, 1974  
Cobitinae Cobitis turcica Hanko, 1924  
Cobitinae Cobitis vardarensis Karaman, 1928  
Cobitinae Cobitis vardarensis kurui Erkakan, Atalay-Ekmekçi and Nalbant, 1998  
Cobitinae Cobitis vettonica Doadrio & Perdices, 1997  
Cobitinae Koreocobitis naktongensis Kim, Park & Nalbant, 2000  
Cobitinae Koreocobitis rotundicaudata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929) White nose loach
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys annandalei Chaudhuri, 1912 Annandale loach
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis (Datta & Barman, 1984)  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei (Blyth, 1860) Burmese loach
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus (Rendahl, 1948)  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys furcatus (de Beaufort, 1933)  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys guntea (Hamilton, 1822) Guntea loach
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys hasselti (Valenciennes, 1846)  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys irrorata Hora, 1921 Loktak loach
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi (Deraniyagala, 1956) Jonklaas' s loach
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi (Weber & de Beaufort, 1916)  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis Arunkumar, 2000 Yu loach
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys menoni Pillai & Yazdani, 1976  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys micropogon (Blyth, 1860)  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys sandakanensis (Inger & Kong, 1962)  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalichthys tomaculum Kottelat & Lim, 1992  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalus coromandelensis Menon, 1992  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalus macrochir (Bleeker, 1854)  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalus spectrum Roberts, 1989  
Cobitinae Lepidocephalus thermalis (Valenciennes, 1846) Common spiny loach
Cobitinae Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cantor, 1842) Oriental weatherfish
Cobitinae Misgurnus bipartitus (Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874)  
Cobitinae Misgurnus buphoensis Kim & Prak, 1995  
Cobitinae Misgurnus fossilis (Linnaeus, 1758) Weatherfish
Cobitinae Misgurnus mizolepis Günther, 1888  
Cobitinae Misgurnus mohoity (Dybowski, 1869)  
Cobitinae Misgurnus nikolskyi Vasil'yeva, 2001  
Cobitinae Misgurnus tonkinensis Rendahl, 1937  
Cobitinae Niwaella brevifasciata Kim & Lee, 1995  
Cobitinae Niwaella delicata (Niwa, 1937)  
Cobitinae Niwaella multifasciata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929)  
Cobitinae Pangio agma (Burridge, 1992)  
Cobitinae Pangio alcoides Kottelat & Lim, 1993  
Cobitinae Pangio alternans Kottelat & Lim, 1993  
Cobitinae Pangio anguillaris (Vaillant, 1902)  
Cobitinae Pangio bashai Easa & Shaji  
Cobitinae Pangio borneensis (Boulenger, 1894)  
Cobitinae Pangio cuneovirgata (Raut, 1957)  
Cobitinae Pangio doriae (Perugia, 1892)  
Cobitinae Pangio filinaris Kottelat & Lim, 1993  
Cobitinae Pangio fusca (Blyth, 1860)  
Cobitinae Pangio goaensis (Tilak, 1972) Indian coolie-loach
Cobitinae Pangio incognito Kottelat & Lim, 1993  
Cobitinae Pangio kuhlii (Valenciennes, 1846) Coolie loach
Cobitinae Pangio longipinnis (Menon, 1992)  
Cobitinae Pangio malayana (Tweedie, 1956)  
Cobitinae Pangio mariarum (Inger & Chin, 1962)  
Cobitinae Pangio myersi (Harry, 1949)  
Cobitinae Pangio oblonga (Valenciennes, 1846) Java loach
Cobitinae Pangio pangia (Hamilton, 1822)  
Cobitinae Pangio piperata Kottelat & Lim, 1993  
Cobitinae Pangio pulla Kottelat & Lim, 1993  
Cobitinae Pangio robiginosa (Raut, 1957)  
Cobitinae Pangio semicincta (Fraser-Brunner, 1940)  
Cobitinae Pangio shelfordii (Popta, 1903) Borneo loach
Cobitinae Pangio superba (Roberts, 1989)  
Cobitinae Paralepidocephalus yui Tchang, 1935  
Cobitinae Paramisgurnus dabryanus Sauvage, 1878  
Cobitinae Sabanejewia aurata (De Filippi, 1863) Golden spined loach
Cobitinae Sabanejewia balcanica (Karaman, 1922)  
Cobitinae Sabanejewia bulgarica (Drensky, 1928)  
Cobitinae Sabanejewia caspia (Eichwald, 1838) Caspian spined loach
Cobitinae Sabanejewia caucasica (Berg, 1906) Ciscaucasian spined loach
Cobitinae Sabanejewia larvata (De Filippi, 1859)  
Cobitinae Sabanejewia romanica (Bacescu, 1943)  
??? Acanthopsoides delphax Siebert, 1991  
??? Acanthopsoides gracilentus (Smith, 1945)  
??? Acanthopsoides gracilis Fowler, 1934  
??? Acanthopsoides hapalias Siebert, 1991  
??? Acanthopsoides molobrion Siebert, 1991  
??? Acanthopsoides robertsi Siebert, 1991  
??? Enobarbichthys maculatus (Day, 1868) Whitley loach
??? Iksookimia hugowolfeldi Nalbant, 1993  
??? Iksookimia koreensis (Kim, 1975)  
??? Iksookimia longicorpus Kim, Choi & Nalbant, 1976  
??? Iksookimia pumila (Kim & Lee, 1987)  
??? Iksookimia yongdokensis Kim & Park, 1997  
??? Kottelatlimia katik (Kottelat & Lim, 1993)  
??? Kottelatlimia pristes (Roberts, 1989)  
??? Neoeucirrhichthys maydelli Banarescu & Nalbant, 1968 Goalpara loach
??? Protocobitis typhlops Yang, Chen & Lan, 1994  
??? Serpenticobitis cingulata Roberts, 1997  
??? Serpenticobitis octozona Roberts, 1997  
??? Serpenticobitis zonata Kottelat, 1998  
??? Somileptus gongota (Hamilton, 1822) Gongota loach
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