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Puntius  Hamilton, 1822
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163706

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Eechathalakenda Menon, 1999
 
    Systomus McClelland, 1839
 
  Common Name(s): spotted barbs [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderOstariophysi   
                            OrderCypriniformes  – cyprins, meuniers, minnows, suckers  
                               SuperfamilyCyprinoidea   
                                  FamilyCyprinidae  – carps, minnows, carpas y carpitas, carpes et ménés, carps and minnows, carpes, ménés, carpitas, carpas  
                                     GenusPuntius Hamilton, 1822 – spotted barbs  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesPuntius amarus (Herre, 1924)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius ambassis (Day, 1869)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius amphibius (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1842)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius anchisporus (Vaillant, 1902)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius aphya (Günther, 1868)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius arenatus (Day, 1878)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius arulius (Jerdon, 1849) – longfin barb, Aruli barb, arulius barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius asoka Kottelat and Pethiyagoda, 1989  
                                        SpeciesPuntius aurotaeniatus (Tirant, 1885)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius bandula Kottelat and Pethiyagoda, 1991  
                                        SpeciesPuntius banksi Herre, 1940  
                                        SpeciesPuntius bantolanensis (Day, 1914)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius bimaculatus (Bleeker, 1863)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius binotatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1842) – spotted barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius bizonatus Vishwanath and Laisram, 2004  
                                        SpeciesPuntius bramoides (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1842)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius brevis (Bleeker, 1850)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius burmanicus (Day, 1878)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius cataractae (Fowler, 1934)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius chalakkudiensis Menon, Rema Devi and Thobias, 1999  
                                        SpeciesPuntius chelynoides (McClelland, 1839)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius chola (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius compressiformis (Cockerell, 1913)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius conchonius (Hamilton, 1822) – rosy barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius crescentus Yazdani and Singh, 1994  
                                        SpeciesPuntius cumingii (Günther, 1868) – Cuming's barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius deccanensis Yazdani and Babu Rao, 1976  
                                        SpeciesPuntius denisonii (Day, 1865)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius disa (Herre, 1932)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius dorsalis (Jerdon, 1849)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius dorsimaculatus (Ahl, 1923)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius dunckeri (Ahl, 1929)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius endecanalis Roberts, 1989  
                                        SpeciesPuntius everetti (Boulenger, 1894) – clown barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius fasciatus (Jerdon, 1849) – banded barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius filamentosus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1844) – black-spot barb, blackspot barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius flavifuscus (Herre, 1924)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius foerschi (Kottelat, 1982)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius fraseri (Hora and Misra, 1938)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius gelius (Hamilton, 1822) – dwarf barb, golden dwarf barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius gemellus Kottelat, 1996  
                                        SpeciesPuntius guganio (Hamilton, 1822) – glass-barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius hemictenus (Jordan and Richardson, 1908)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius herrei (Fowler, 1934)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius hexazona (Weber and de Beaufort, 1912)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius jacobusboehlkei (Fowler, 1958)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius jayarami Vishwanath Singh and Tombi Singh, 1986  
                                        SpeciesPuntius jerdoni (Day, 1870)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius johorensis (Duncker, 1904)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius kannikattiensis Arunachalam and Johnson, 2003  
                                        SpeciesPuntius katolo (Herre, 1924)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius kuchingensis Herre, 1940  
                                        SpeciesPuntius lanaoensis (Herre, 1924)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius lateristriga (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1842) – spanner barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius leiacanthus (Bleeker, 1860)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius lindog (Herre, 1924)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius lineatus (Duncker, 1904)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius mahecola (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1844)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius manalak (Herre, 1924)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius manguaoensis (Day, 1914)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius manipurensis Menon, Rema Devi and Viswanath, 2000  
                                        SpeciesPuntius martenstyni Kottelat and Pethiyagoda, 1991  
                                        SpeciesPuntius meingangbii Arunkumar and Singh, 2003  
                                        SpeciesPuntius melanampyx (Day, 1865)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius melanostigma (Day, 1878)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius microps (Günther, 1868)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius morehensis Arunkumar and Tombi Singh, 1998  
                                        SpeciesPuntius mudumalaiensis Menon and Rema Devi, 1992  
                                        SpeciesPuntius nangalensis Jayaram, 1990  
                                        SpeciesPuntius narayani (Hora, 1937)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius nigrofasciatus (Günther, 1868) – black-ruby barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius okae Fowler, 1949  
                                        SpeciesPuntius oligolepis (Bleeker, 1853) – checkered barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius ophicephalus (Raj, 1941)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius ornatus Vishwanath and Laisram, 2004  
                                        SpeciesPuntius orphoides (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1842)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius parrah Day, 1865  
                                        SpeciesPuntius partipentazona (Fowler, 1934)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius paucimaculatus Wang and Ni, 1982  
                                        SpeciesPuntius pentazona (Boulenger, 1894) – five-banded barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius phutunio (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1863  
                                        SpeciesPuntius puckelli Day, 1868  
                                        SpeciesPuntius punctatus Day, 1865  
                                        SpeciesPuntius punjabensis (Day, 1871)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius puntio (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius rhombeus Kottelat, 2000  
                                        SpeciesPuntius rhomboocellatus Koumans, 1940  
                                        SpeciesPuntius sahyadriensis Silas, 1953  
                                        SpeciesPuntius sarana (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius schanicus (Boulenger, 1893)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius sealei (Herre, 1933)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius semifasciolatus (Günther, 1868) – green barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius setnai Chhapgar and Sane, 1992  
                                        SpeciesPuntius shalynius Yazdani and Talukdar, 1975  
                                        SpeciesPuntius sharmai Menon and Rema Devi, 1992  
                                        SpeciesPuntius sirang (Herre, 1932)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius sophore (Hamilton, 1822) – pool barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius sophoroides (Günther, 1868)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius spilopterus (Fowler, 1934)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius srilankensis (Senanayake, 1985)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius stoliczkanus (Day, 1871)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius takhoaensis Nguyen and Doan, 1969  
                                        SpeciesPuntius terio (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius tetrazona (Bleeker, 1855) – tiger barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius thomassi (Day, 1877)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius ticto (Hamilton, 1822) – two-spot barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius titteya Deraniyagala, 1929 – cherry barb 
                                        SpeciesPuntius trifasciatus Kottelat, 1996  
                                        SpeciesPuntius tumba (Herre, 1924)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius vittatus Day, 1865  
                                        SpeciesPuntius waageni (Day, 1872)  
                                        SpeciesPuntius yuensis Arunkumar and Singh, 2003  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes   
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Puntius    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Puntius   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Puntius   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Puntius   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Puntius   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Puntius   
       

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