Sinibotia, Fang, 1936

Wu, Tie-Jun & Yang, Jian, 2019, Sinibotia lani, a new species of botiid loach (Teleostei: Botiidae) from Guangxi, China, Zootaxa 4679 (1), pp. 97-106: 101-102

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.4679.1.6

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scientific name

Sinibotia
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Key to the species of Sinibotia  

1 Suborbital spine simple........................................................................... S. zebra - Suborbital   spine bifid.................................................................................. 2 2 Body depth more than 22% standard length................................................................. 3 - Body depth less than 22% standard length.................................................................. 4 3 Eye diameter less than 14% head length; interspaces between bars narrower than width of bars................ S. reevesae   - Eye diameter more than 19% head length; interspaces between bars wider than width of bars.................. S. robusta   4 Snout length longer than postorbital length of head........................................................... 5 - Snout length shorter than postorbital length of head.......................................................... 6 5 Head with 4–5 longitudinal dark streaks; pelvic fin not reaching to anus; caudal-fin lobes pointed........... S. superciliaris  

- Head without dark streaks; pelvic fin reaching anus; caudal-fin lobes rounded......................... S. longiventralis  

6 Six dark vertical bars on body, bar color fades on abdomen; maxillary-barbel length 10.5–19.4% head length........ S. lani  

- Nine–15 dark vertical bars on body, bar color present on abdomen; maxillary-barbel length 19.3–22.1% head length................................................................................................... S. pulchra