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Barbodes palaemophagus (Herre, 1924)




Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ospatulus palaemophagus Herre, 1924


Conservation Status


Last record: 1975

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Lake Lanao, Lanao Province, Mindanao Island, Philippines


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Herre, A. W. C. T. (1924). Distribution of the true freshwater fishes in the Philippines. I. The Philippine Cyprinidae. Philipp. J. Sci. 24(3):249-307.


Other references:

Torres, A.G., Guerrero, R.D. III, Nacua, S.S., Gimena, R.V., Eza, N.D., Kesner-Reyes, K., Villanueva, T.R., Alcantara, A.J. & Rebancos, C.M. 2020. Barbodes palaemophagus (errata version published in 2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T15633A192624463. Downloaded on 01 June 2021.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Ospatulus palaemophagus. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. ( Downloaded on 23 April 2011.


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