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Ellopostoma Vaillant [L. L.] 1902:145 Neut. Aperioptus megalomycter Vaillant 1902. Type by monotypy. Placement uncertain, possibly near Cobitidae (Roberts 1972:13 [ref. 12567]). ▌Most likely in tribe Nemacheilini (Prokofiev 2010:889 [ref. 31096]). ▌ •Valid as Ellopostoma Vaillant 1902 -- (Roberts 1972 [ref. 12567], Kottelat 1989:12 [ref. 13605], Roberts 1989:103 [ref. 6439], Bănărescu & Nalbant 1995:458 [ref. 23187], Doi 1997:26 [ref. 22832], Tan & Lim 2002:454 [ref. 26708], Bohlen & Ŝlechtová 2009:157 [ref. 30419] in family Ellopostomatidae, Chen et al. 2009:2201 [ref. 30698] in a new family Ellopostomidae, Prokofiev 2010:889 [ref. 31096], Kottelat 2012:43 [ref. 32367]). Current status: Valid as Ellopostoma Vaillant 1902. Ellopostomatidae.