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elegans, Tylognathus Günther [A.] 1868:64 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 7; ref. 1990] Mesopotamia? Syntypes: (numerous) BMNH 1850.10.21.31-35 (5), 1850.10.21.36 (1, c&s). •Valid as Hemigarra elegans (Günther 1868) -- (Coad 1981:11 [ref. 22348]). •Valid as Hemigrammocapoeta elegans (Günther 1868) -- (Coad 1991:17 [ref. 15702], Coad 1995:18 [ref. 23608], Coad 1998:102 [ref. 23869], Coad 2010:187 [ref. 36620], Esmaeili et al. 2010:369 [ref. 33391], Jouladeh-Roudbar et al. 2015:873 [ref. 34062]). •Valid as Garra elegans (Günther 1868) -- (Behrens-Chapuis et al. 2015:197 [ref. 34083], Freyhof 2016:497 [ref. 34805], Esmaeili et al. 2017:46 [ref. 35254], Esmaeili et al. 2018:27 [ref. 36089], Jouladeh-Roudbar et al. 2020:70 [ref. 37983], Zamani-Faradonbe et al. 2021:268 [ref. 38079]). Current status: Valid as Garra elegans (Günther 1868). Cyprinidae: Labeoninae. Distribution: Middle East: Tigris River drainage (Iraq and Iran). Habitat: freshwater.