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Cobitis  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163980

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Acantophthalmus van Hasselt, 1823
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordÚs, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertÚbrÚs, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson Úpineux, poissons Ó nageoires rayonnÚes  
                            OrderCypriniformes  – cyprins, meuniers, minnows, suckers  
                                  FamilyCobitidae  – loaches, lochas, loches  
                                        GenusCobitis Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesCobitis albicoloris Chichkoff, 1932  
                                           SpeciesCobitis arachthosensis Economidis and Nalbant, 1996  
                                           SpeciesCobitis battalgili Bacescu, 1962  
                                           SpeciesCobitis bilineata Canestrini, 1865  
                                           SpeciesCobitis bilseli Battalgil, 1942  
                                           SpeciesCobitis biwae Jordan and Snyder, 1901  
                                           SpeciesCobitis calderoni Bacescu, 1962  
                                           SpeciesCobitis choii Kim and Son, 1984  
                                           SpeciesCobitis dolichorhynchus Nichols, 1918  
                                           SpeciesCobitis elazigensis Coad and SarieyyŘpoglu, 1988  
                                           SpeciesCobitis elongata Heckel and Kner, 1858  
                                           SpeciesCobitis elongatoides Bacescu and Maier, 1969  
                                           SpeciesCobitis fahirae Erkakan, Atalay-Ekmekši and Nalbant, 1998  
                                           SpeciesCobitis hangkugensis Kim, Park, Son and Nalbant, 2003  
                                           SpeciesCobitis hellenica Economidis and Nalbant, 1996  
                                           SpeciesCobitis kellei Erkakan, Atalay-Ekmekši and Nalbant, 1998  
                                           SpeciesCobitis laoensis (Sauvage, 1878)  
                                           SpeciesCobitis lebedevi Vasil'eva and Vasil'ev, 1985  
                                           SpeciesCobitis levantina Krupp and Moubayed, 1992  
                                           SpeciesCobitis linea (Heckel, 1847)  
                                           SpeciesCobitis lutheri Rendahl, 1935  
                                           SpeciesCobitis macrostigma Dabry de Thiersant, 1872  
                                           SpeciesCobitis maroccana Pellegrin, 1929  
                                           SpeciesCobitis matsubarai Okada and Ikeda, 1939  
                                           SpeciesCobitis megaspila Nalbant, 1993  
                                           SpeciesCobitis melanoleuca Nichols, 1925  
                                           SpeciesCobitis meridionalis Karaman, 1924  
                                           SpeciesCobitis misgurnoides Rendahl, 1944  
                                           SpeciesCobitis pacifica Kim, Park and Nalbant, 1999  
                                           SpeciesCobitis paludica (de Buen, 1930)  
                                           SpeciesCobitis puncticulata Erkakan, Atalay-Ekmekši and Nalbant, 1998  
                                           SpeciesCobitis punctilineata Economidis and Nalbant, 1996  
                                           SpeciesCobitis rhodopensis Vassilev, 1998  
                                           SpeciesCobitis rossomeridionalis Vasil'eva and Vasil'ev, 1998  
                                           SpeciesCobitis satunini Gladkov, 1935  
                                           SpeciesCobitis simplicispina Hankˇ, 1925  
                                           SpeciesCobitis sinensis Sauvage and Dabry de Thiersant, 1874  
                                           SpeciesCobitis splendens Erkakan, Atalay-Ekmekši and Nalbant, 1998  
                                           SpeciesCobitis stephanidisi Economidis, 1992  
                                           SpeciesCobitis striata Ikeda, 1936  
                                           SpeciesCobitis strumicae Karaman, 1955  
                                           SpeciesCobitis taenia Linnaeus, 1758 – spine loach, weatherfish 
                                           SpeciesCobitis takatsuensis Mizuno, 1970  
                                           SpeciesCobitis tanaitica Bacescu and Maier, 1969  
                                           SpeciesCobitis tetralineata Kim, Park and Nalbant, 1999  
                                           SpeciesCobitis trichonica Stephanidis, 1974  
                                           SpeciesCobitis turcica Hankˇ, 1925  
                                           SpeciesCobitis vardarensis Karaman, 1928  
                                           SpeciesCobitis vettonica Doadrio and Perdices, 1997  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Cobitis   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cobitis   
  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   
  Reference for: Cobitis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Cobitis   

 Geographic Information
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