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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Balitoridae River loaches

Genus: Formosania

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Formosania chenyiyui
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Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Formosania davidi
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Photo by CAFS

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

Photo by CAFS
 
Formosania fascicauda
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Asia
Max. Length 11.1 cm TL

 
Formosania fasciolata
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No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL

 
Formosania galericula
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Photo by Liao, T.-Y.

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

Photo by Liao, T.-Y.
 
Formosania lacustre
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No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Formosania paucisquama
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Photo by CAFS

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

Photo by CAFS
 
Formosania stigmata
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No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Formosania tinkhami
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9 Species of Family Balitoridae with Genus Formosania
(River loaches)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1991 Formosania chenyiyui Asia 7.7 SL
1878 Formosania davidi Asia 7.6 SL
1926 Formosania fascicauda Asia 9 TL
2006 Formosania fasciolata Asia 11.1 TL
2011 Formosania galericula Asia 5.8 TL
1908 Formosania lacustre Asia 12 TL
1981 Formosania paucisquama Asia 6 SL
1926 Formosania stigmata Asia 10 TL
1934 Formosania tinkhami Asia 10 TL



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