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elanga, Cyprinus Hamilton [F.] 1822:281, 386 [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; ref. 2031] Ganges River, Elanga, India. No types known. Hamilton's original, unpublished illustration reproduced by Britz 2019:Pl. 164 [ref. 37532]. •Valid as Rasbora elanga (Hamilton 1822) -- (Brittan 1972:203 [ref. 12245], Shrestha 1978:36 [ref. 15970], Ataur Rahman 1989:88 [ref. 24860]). •Valid as Megarasbora elanga (Hamilton 1822) -- (Mirza 2003:5 [ref. 27265]). •Valid as Bengala elanga (Hamilton 1822) -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:354 [ref. 20764], Sen 1995:527 [ref. 23778], Menon 1999:34 [ref. 24904], Rafique 2000:323 [ref. 25220], Shrestha 2008:97 [ref. 29923], Silva et al. 2010:48 [ref. 30779], Kottelat 2013:82 [ref. 32989], Bleher 2018:366 [ref. 36647]). Current status: Valid as Bengala elanga (Hamilton 1822). Danionidae: Chedrinae. Distribution: Asia: Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Habitat: freshwater.