Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Name Relationship
Cyprinidae Preferred
Rasbora urophthalma Ahl, 1922 Other, see comments


Name Relationship
Cyprinidae Preferred
Rasborinus Oshima 1920 Valid
Kosswigobarbus Karaman 1971
Acanthorhodeus Bleeker, 1871
Chalcalburnus Berg, 1933
Iberocypris Doadrio 1980
Mandibularca Herre 1924
Paracheilognathus Bleeker 1863
Anchicyclocheilus Li & Lan, 1992
Spratellicypris Herre & Myers 1931
Snyderichthys Miller, 1945
Ospatulus Herre 1924
Aristichthys Oshima 1919
Tiaroga Girard 1856
Scaphesthes Oshima 1919
Hemigrammocapoeta Estève 1952
Pseudoperilampus Bleeker 1863
Nicholsicypris Chu 1935
Lagowskiella Dybowski, 1916
Acanthalburnus Berg, 1916
Parluciosoma Howes 1980
Schizothoraichthys Misra 1962
Messinobarbus Bianco 1998
Yaoshanicus Lin, 1931
Folifer Wu in Wu Lin, Chen, Chen & He 1977
Pararasbora Regan 1908
Erimonax Jordan 1924
Aspius Agassiz 1832
Gymnostomus Heckel in Russegger, 1843
Gobiosoma Dybowski, 1872
Racoma McClelland and Griffith in McClelland, 1842
Salmostoma Swainson 1839
Megarasbora Günther, 1868
Moroco Jordan & Hubbs 1925


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