Rasborinus macrolepis Regan, 1908



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ischikauia macrolepis Regan, 1908:150; Rasborinus takakii Oshima, 1920: 130


Invalid (synonym)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)



Taiwan (=Formosa)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Regan, C. T. (1908). Descriptions of new freshwater fishes from China and Japan. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 8: 149-153.


Other references:

Chen, I.-S. and Fang, L.-S. (2000). Redescription of the types of Ischikauia macrolepis Regan, 1908, an extinct cyprinid (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Taiwan and the replacement in the genus, Rasborinus Oshima, 1920. Zool. Stud. 39(1): 13-17.

Oshima, M. (1920). Notes on freshwater fishes of Formosa, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 72: 120-134.


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