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Opistocheilos Bleeker [P.] 1860:425 Masc. Schizothorax plagiostomus Heckel 1838. Type by subsequent designation. Apparently appeared first in key, without species, as Opistocheilos. Four species included by Bleeker 1860:115, 213 [ref. 380], two with question (also as Opistocheilos). Type perhaps not designated until Jordan 1919:287 [ref. 4904]. Spelled Opistocheilus by authors, including Bleeker 1863:196 [ref. 397]. See Tilak 1987:118 [ref. 23969]. •Synonym of Schizothorax Heckel 1838 -- (Tsao 1964:139 [ref. 13501], Wu & Wu 1992:389 [ref. 21205], Kullander et al. 1999:111 [ref. 23689], Chen & Cao in Yue et al. 2000:275 [ref. 25272] as Opisthocheilus). •Synonym of Oreinus McClelland 1838 -- (Kottelat 2013:133 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Oreinus McClelland 1838. Cyprinidae: Schizothoracinae.