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insignis, Cobitis Heckel [J. J.] 1843:1087 [97] [Ichthyologie [von Syrien]. In Russegger v. 1 (pt 2); ref. 2066] Damascus, Syria. Syntypes: NMW (4, not found), SMF 166 [ex NMW] (2, poor condition). Illustrated by Heckel 1843, Pl. 12 (fig. 3) [ref. 2067]. On p. 97 of separate [ref. 2067]. •Valid as Nemacheilus insignis (Heckel 1843) -- (Krupp & Schneider 1989:380 [ref. 13651], Coad 1991:24 [ref. 15702], Fricke et al. 2007:51 [ref. 29533]). •Valid as Oxynoemacheilus insignis (Heckel 1843) -- (Prokofiev 2009:880 [ref. 30604] with subspecies, Golzarianpour et al. 2011:205 [ref. 31693], Freyhof et al. 2012:307, 309 [ref. 31752], Kottelat 2012:97 [ref. 32367], Kamangar et al. 2014:37 [ref. 33140], Çiçek et al. 2015:149 [ref. 35151]). Current status: Valid as Oxynoemacheilus insignis (Heckel 1843). Nemacheilidae. Distribution: Syria and Turkey. Habitat: freshwater.