Cobitis hereromacula

Taxonavigation: Cobitoidei 

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: Cobitoidei

Familia: Cobitidae
Genus: Cobitis
Species: Cobitis hereromacula



Cobitis hereromacula Chen et al., 2015

  • Holotype: IHB 76iv8293.
  • Paratypes: IHB 76iv8292, 76iv8228–9 (3); HU 2014207, 2014212 (2), 2014200–06, 2014208–11, 2014213, (12).

Type locality: Luohe River, Haifeng County in Guangdong Province in southern China (22°97′N, 115°37′E).

Etymology: The species name hereromacula is derived from the Greek heteros, meaning other, and macula, meaning spot, in reference to the color pattern of irregular dorsolateral speckles.


  • Chen, Y. (陈咏霞), Sui, X. (隋晓云), Liang, N. (梁娜) & Chen, Y. (陈毅峰), 2015: Two new species of the genus Cobitis Linnaeus (Teleostei: Cobitidae) from southern China. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, First online: 21 October 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s00343-016-4277-0 Reference page