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rabdophorus, Sisor Hamilton [F.] 1822:208, 379 [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; ref. 2031] Bhagirathi River at crossing point between Kalna (Barddhaman District) and Nisinghapur (Nadia District), 23°13'33"N, 88°32'41.4"E, West Bengal State, India. Neotype: ZRC 45829. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:402 [ref. 29155], Ng & Kim 2008:68 [ref. 29920]. Neotype designated by Ng 2003:2872, 2880 [ref. 27187]. Spelled rhabdophorus by Valenciennes and other authors; that would have been more correctly formed, but the 1999 code does not permit emendation. •Valid as Sisor rabdophorus Hamilton 1822 -- (Burgess 1989:132 [ref. 12860] as rhabdophorus, Ataur Rahman 1989:207 [ref. 24860] as rhabdophorus, Talwar & Jhingran 1991:681 [ref. 20764] as rhabdophorus, Menon 1999:234 [ref. 24904] as rhabdophorus, Rafique 2000:326 [ref. 25220], Karmakar 2000:34 [ref. 25662] as rhabdophorus, Ng 2003:2873 [ref. 27187], Mirza 2003:19 [ref. 27265], Ataur Rahman 2003:220 [ref. 31338] as rhabdophorus, Vishwanath & Darshan 2005:1952 [ref. 28296], Jayaram 2006:170 [ref. 28762], Thomson & Page 2006:39 [ref. 28859], Ferraris 2007:402 [ref. 29155], Shrestha 2008:192 [ref. 29923], Javid & Mirza 2011:14 [ref. 32742]). Current status: Valid as Sisor rabdophorus Hamilton 1822. Sisoridae: Sisorinae. Distribution: Ganges River drainage, West Bengal States, India; possibly Nepal and Bangladesh. Habitat: freshwater.