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rupecula, Cobitis (Schistura) McClelland [J.] 1838:948, Pl. 55 (fig. 3) [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 7 (for Nov. 1838); ref. 2924] Simla, Himachal Pradesh, India. Syntypes: SMF 8993 (6). See also McClelland 1839:309 & 441, pl. 57 fig. 3 [ref. 2923] as Cobitis (Schistura) rupecola and spelled rupicola in erratum sheet (but this sheet not included in the original description, so not valid). "Genus" Schistura treated as a subgenus of Cobitis Linnaeus 1758 by McClelland 1838:944 [ref. 2924], formally corrected by McClelland 1839:309, 441 [ref. 2923]. Specific name is to be treated as an adjective, see Kottelat 2013:204 [ref.32989]. •Valid as Nemacheilus rupecula (McClelland 1838) -- (Shrestha 1978:37 [ref. 15970], Menon 1987:49 [ref. 14149] as Noemachilus, Talwar & Jhingran 1991:500 [ref. 20764] as rupecola, Menon 1999:176 [ref. 24904] as Noemacheilus rupecola, Kundu 2000:96 [ref. 25663] as rupecola, Karmakar 2000:31 [ref. 25662] as Noemacheilus rupecola). •Valid as Schistura rupecula (McClelland 1838) -- (Bănărescu & Nalbant 1995:439 [ref. 23187], Shrestha 2008:133 [ref. 29923], Bohlen & Šlechtová 2011:6 [ref. 31362], Conway et al. 2011:1747 [ref. 31594], Kottelat 2012:117 [ref. 32367], Khynrian & Sen 2014:24 [ref. 33853], Freyhof et al. 2016:75 [ref. 34414], Bleher 2018:232 [ref. 36647]). Current status: Valid as Schistura rupecula McClelland 1838. Nemacheilidae. Distribution: South Asia: western Himalaya foothills, India and Nepal. Habitat: freshwater.