Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Subordo: Cyprinoidei

Familia: Acheilognathidae
Genus: Acanthorhodeus
Species: A. chankaensis – A. macropterus



Acanthorhodeus Bleeker, 1871:40

Type species: Acanthorhodeus macropterus Bleeker 1871. Type by subsequent designation.


  • Bleeker, P., 1871: Mémoire sur les cyprinoïdes de Chine. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen (Amsterdam), v. 12: 1–91, Pls. 1-14.
  • Jordan, D.S. 1919: The genera of fishes, part III, from Guenther to Gill, 1859-1880, twenty-two years, with the accepted type of each. A contribution to the stability of scientific nomenclature. Leland Stanford Jr. University Publications, University Series No. 39: 285–410.
  • Bogutskaya, N.G. & A.M. Naseka, 2004: Catalogue of agnathans and fishes of fresh and brackish waters of Russia with comments on nomenclature and taxonomy. Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. 1-389. [In Russian.]

Vernacular names

English: Spiny Bitterling