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molesworthi, Oreinus Chaudhuri [B. L.] 1913:247, Pl. 7 (figs. 2, 2a-b) [Records of the Indian Museum (Calcutta) v. 8 (pt 3); ref. 819] Abor Hills, Assam, Yembung [Yombong], elevation 1100 feet. Holotype (unique): ZSI F7735/1. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:113 [ref. 20743]. •Synonym of Oreinus sinuatus (Heckel 1838), but a valid variety -- (Malik 1966:136 [ref. 23693] as mollesworthii). •Synonym of Oreinus richardsoni (Gray 1832) -- (Menon 1999:107 [ref. 24904]). •Synonym of Schizothorax richardsonii (Gray 1832) -- (Tilak 1987:53 [ref. 23969], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:411 [ref. 20764]). •Valid as Oreinus molesworthi Chaudhuri 1913 -- (Kottelat 2013:133 [ref. 32989]). •Valid as Schizothorax molesworthi (Chaudhuri 1913) -- (Tsao 1964:147 [ref. 13501], Shrestha 1978:37 [ref. 15970] as molesworthii, Wu & Wu 1992:404 [ref. 21205], Zhang et al. 1995:79 [ref. 22734], Zhu 1995:86 [ref. 25213], Chen & Huang in Chen 1998:187 [ref. 23556], Chen & Cao in Yue 2000:280 [ref. 25272], Shrestha 2008:110 [ref. 29923], Yang et al. 2009:38 [ref. 30052], Gurung et al. 2013:4482 [ref. 32969], Arunkumar & Alphonsa Moyon 2016:69 [ref. 34448], Zhang et al. 2016:124 [ref. 34477]). Current status: Valid as Schizothorax molesworthi (Chaudhuri 1913). Cyprinidae: Schizothoracinae. Distribution: Nepal, India, Bhutan and China. Habitat: freshwater.