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gelius, Cyprinus Hamilton [F.] 1822:320, 390 [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; ref. 2031] River Torsa at Totapara in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India Neotype: ZSI/SRC F.8735. Neotype designated by Knight 2013:177 [ref. 32828]. Information on type locality (originally Gualpara, Assam, India) see Britz 2019:44 [ref. 37532]. Hamilton's original, unpublished illustration reproduced by Britz 2019:Pl. 190 [ref. 37532]. •Valid as Puntius gelius (Hamilton 1822) -- (Ataur Rahman 1989:132 [ref. 24860], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:272 [ref. 20764], Sen 1995:514 [ref. 23778], Menon 1999:94 [ref. 24904], Fuller et al. 1999:143 [ref. 25838], Menon et al. 2000:267 [ref. 25168], Rafique 2000:324 [ref. 25220], Karmakar 2000:29 [ref. 25662], Arunkumar & Tombe Singh 2003:484 [ref. 26926], Mirza 2003:9 [ref. 27265], Ataur Rahman 2003:151 [ref. 31338], Vishwanath & Laisram 2004:135 [ref. 27863], Kullander & Fang 2005:297 [ref. 28193], Jameela Beevi & Ramachandran 2005:85 [ref. 28531], Shrestha 2008:78 [ref. 29923]). •Valid as Pethia gelius (Hamilton 1822) -- (Pethiyagoda et al. 2012:81 [ref. 32071], Knight 2013:173 [ref. 32828], Ahmed et al. 2013:286 [ref. 32872], Mayanglambam & Vishwanath 2013:88 [ref. 32976], Katwate et al. 2014:244 [ref. 33433], Katwate et al. 2014:213 [ref. 33571], Shangningam & Vishwanath 2018:591 [ref. 35803], Bleher 2018:662 [ref. 36647], Ren et al. 2020:[5] [ref. 37805], Shangningam et al. 2020:332 [ref. 37259]). Current status: Valid as Pethia gelius (Hamilton 1822). Cyprinidae: Smiliogastrinae. Distribution: South Asia: Ganga-Brahmaputra basin (Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh). Habitat: freshwater.