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Puntius  Hamilton, 1822
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163706

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

  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   
  Reference for: Puntius   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Puntius   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  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   
  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: Available online at   
  Reference for: Puntius   

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