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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Balitoridae River loaches

Genus: Hemimyzon

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Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Hemimyzon confluens
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Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Hemimyzon ecdyonuroides
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Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Hemimyzon formosanus (Boulenger, 1894)

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Hemimyzon formosanus
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Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Hemimyzon khonensis
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Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Hemimyzon macroptera
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Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Hemimyzon megalopseos
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Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Hemimyzon nanensis Doi & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Hemimyzon nanensis
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Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Hemimyzon papilio Kottelat, 1998

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Hemimyzon papilio
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Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Hemimyzon pengi
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Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Hemimyzon pumilicorpora
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Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Hemimyzon sheni
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Hemimyzon songamensis
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Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hemimyzon taitungensis Tzeng & Shen, 1982

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Hemimyzon taitungensis
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Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Hemimyzon yaotanensis
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14 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemimyzon confluens Asia 4.7 SL 2000
Hemimyzon ecdyonuroides Asia 4.2 SL 2002
Hemimyzon formosanus Asia 10 SL 1894
Hemimyzon khonensis Asia 5.1 SL 2000
Hemimyzon macroptera Asia 6.1 SL 1982
Hemimyzon megalopseos Asia 6.1 SL 1985
Hemimyzon nanensis Asia 5.7 SL 1998
Hemimyzon papilio Asia 5.9 SL 1998
Hemimyzon pengi Asia 5.9 SL 1982
Hemimyzon pumilicorpora Asia 5.7 SL 1987
Hemimyzon sheni Asia 5.0 SL 2009
Hemimyzon songamensis Asia 2005
Hemimyzon taitungensis Asia 10 TL 1982
Hemimyzon yaotanensis Asia 8.4 SL 1931



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