Erromyzon is a small genus gastromyzontid loaches, three of which are endemic to China and one to Vietnam.


There are currently four recognized species in this genus:[1][2]


  1. ^ Kottelat, M. (2012): Conspectus cobitidum: an inventory of the loaches of the world (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cobitoidei). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Suppl. No. 26: 1-199.
  2. ^ a b Yang, J., Kottelat, M., Yang, J.-X. & Chen, X.-Y. (2012): Yaoshania and Erromyzon kalotaenia, a new genus and a new species of balitorid loaches from Guangxi, China (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Zootaxa, 3586: 173–186.
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