Species under Cobitis
n= 86
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Cobitis albicoloris
Chichkoff, 1932
Europe
Cobitis amphilekta
Vasil'eva & Vasil'ev, 2012
Asia 4.82
Cobitis arachthosensis
Economidis & Nalbant, 1996
Mediterranean Sea 7.89
Cobitis arenae
(Lin, 1934)
Asia 8.01
Cobitis australis
Chen, Chen & He, 2013
Asia 8.31
Cobitis avicennae
Mousavi-Sabet, Vatandoust, Esmaeili, Geiger & Freyhof, 2015
Zagros spined loach Asia 10.9
Cobitis battalgili
B?cescu, 1962
Battalgil spined loach Asia 7.2
Cobitis bilineata
Canestrini, 1865
Europe 6.5
Cobitis bilseli
Battalgil, 1942
Beysehir spined loach Asia 23.5
Cobitis biwae
Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Asia 9
Cobitis calderoni
B?cescu, 1962
Europe 10
Cobitis choii
Kim & Son, 1984
Choi's spiny loach Asia 8.5
Cobitis crassicauda
Chen & Chen, 2013
Asia 9.55
Cobitis dalmatina
Karaman, 1928
Europe 6.66
Cobitis damlae
Erk'akan & Özdemir, 2014
Dalaman spined loach Asia 6.4
Cobitis dolichorhynchus
Nichols, 1918
Asia 10.78
Cobitis dorademiri
Erk'akan, Özdemir & Özeren, 2017
Asia 8.079
Cobitis elazigensis
Coad & Sarieyyüpoglu, 1988
Tigris spined loach Asia 16.3
Cobitis elongata
Heckel & Kner, 1858
Europe 13.3
Cobitis elongatoides
B?cescu & Mayer, 1969
Europe 14.6
Cobitis evreni
Erk'akan, Özeren & Nalbant, 2008
Ceyhan spined loach Asia 11.7
Cobitis fahirae
Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998
Küçük Menderes spined loach Asia 10.4
Cobitis faridpaki
Mousavi-Sabet, Vasil'eva, Vatandoust & Vasil'ev, 2011
Asia 8.74
Cobitis fasciola
Chen & Chen, 2013
Asia 10.58
Cobitis gladkovi
Vasil'ev & Vasil'eva, 2008
Europe 8.8
Cobitis guttata
(Nguyen, 2005)
Asia
Cobitis hankugensis
Kim, Park, Son & Nalbant, 2003
Asia
Cobitis hellenica
Economidis & Nalbant, 1996
Europe
Cobitis illyrica
Freyhof & Stelbrink, 2007
Europe 5.34
Cobitis jadovaensis
Mustafic & Mrakovcic, 2008
Europe
Cobitis kaibarai
Nakajima, 2012
South East Asia 5.45
Cobitis kellei
Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998
Göksü spined loach Asia 4.62
Cobitis keyvani
Mousavi-Sabet, Yerli, Vatandoust, Özeren & Moradkhani, 2012
Asia 9.3
Cobitis kurui
Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998
Asia 4.45
Cobitis laoensis
(Sauvage, 1878)
Asia 10.6
Cobitis lebedevi
Vasil'eva & Vasil'ev, 1985
Asia
Cobitis levantina
Krupp & Moubayed, 1992
Orontes spined loach Asia
Cobitis linea
(Heckel, 1847)
Asia 9.9
Cobitis longitaeniatus
Ngô, 2008
Asia
Cobitis lutheri
Rendahl, 1935
Luther's spiny loach Asia 12
Cobitis macrostigma
Dabry de Thiersant, 1872
Asia 13.74
Cobitis magnostriata
Nakajima, 2012
South East Asia 7.25
Cobitis maroccana
Pellegrin, 1929
Africa 8
Cobitis matsubarai
Okada & Ikeda, 1939
Asia 8
Cobitis megaspila
Nalbant, 1993
Europe
Cobitis melanoleuca
Nichols, 1925
Europe 20
Cobitis meridionalis
Karaman, 1924
Europe 7
Cobitis microcephala
Chen & Chen, 2011
Asia 5.98
Cobitis minamorii
Nakajima, 2012
Asia 6.2
Cobitis multimaculata
Chen & Chen, 2011
Asia 9.2
Cobitis narentana
Karaman, 1928
Europe 10.2
Cobitis nuicocensis
Nguyen & Vo, 2005
Asia
Cobitis ohridana
Karaman, 1928
Europe 6.79
Cobitis pacifica
Kim, Park & Nalbant, 1999
Asia
Cobitis paludica
(de Buen, 1930)
Europe 7
Cobitis phongnhaensis
Ngô, 2008
Asia
Cobitis phrygica
Battalgazi, 1944
Aci spined loach Asia
Cobitis pontica
Vasil'eva & Vasil'ev, 2006
Pontic spined loach Europe
Cobitis puncticulata
Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998
Spotted spined loach Europe and Asia 6.2
Cobitis punctilineata
Economidis & Nalbant, 1996
Europe
Cobitis rara
Chen, 1981
Asia 9.96
Cobitis rhodopensis
Vassilev, 1998
Europe
Cobitis satunini
Gladkov, 1935
Asia
Cobitis shikokuensis
Suzawa, 2006
Asia 4.5
Cobitis sibirica
Gladkov, 1935
Asia
Cobitis simplicispina
Hankó, 1925
Sakarya spined loach Asia 13.4
Cobitis sinensis
Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874
Siberian spiny loach Asia 15.3
Cobitis sipahilerae
Erk'akan, Özdemir & Özeren, 2017
Asia 5.5
Cobitis splendens
Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998
Splendid spined loach Asia 10.5
Cobitis squataeniatus
Ngô, 2008
Asia
Cobitis stenocauda
Chen & Chen, 2013
Asia 9.2
Cobitis stephanidisi
Economidis, 1992
Europe
Cobitis striata
Ikeda, 1936
Asia 10
Cobitis strumicae
Karaman, 1955
Bulgarian spined loach Europe 7.5
Cobitis taenia
Linnaeus, 1758
Spined loach Europe and Asia 13.5
Cobitis takatsuensis
Mizuno, 1970
Asia
Cobitis tanaitica
B?cescu & Mayer, 1969
Europe and Asia 6
Cobitis taurica
Vasil'eva, Vasil'ev, Janko, Ráb & Rábová, 2005
Europe 9.7
Cobitis tetralineata
Kim, Park & Nalbant, 1999
Asia
Cobitis trichonica
Stephanidis, 1974
Europe 5.5
Cobitis turcica
Hankó, 1925
Turkish spined loach Asia 8.1
Cobitis vardarensis
Karaman, 1928
Vardar spined loach Europe 11
Cobitis vettonica
Doadrio & Perdices, 1997
Europe 6
Cobitis ylengensis
Ngô, 2003
Asia
Cobitis zanandreai
Cavicchioli, 1965
Europe 6
Cobitis zhejiangensis
Son & He, 2005
Asia
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