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rostrata, Botia Günther [A.] 1868:367, Fig. [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 7; ref. 1990] Bengal, India. Syntypes: BMNH 1855.12.26.694 (1), 1860.3.19.114 (1). See Grant 2007:17 [ref. 29922] for identification of the syntypes and nomenclatural consequences. •Synonym of Botia almorhae Gray 1831 -- (Menon 1992:32 [ref. 23970], Menon 1999:155 [ref. 24904]). •Questionably a synonym of Botia almorhae Gray 1831 -- (Kottelat 2004:12 [ref. 27360]). •Valid as Botia rostrata Günther 1868 -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:540 [ref. 20764], Sen 1995:557 [ref. 23778], Zhu 1995:122 [ref. 25213], Doi 1997:16 [ref. 22832], Karmakar 2000:31 [ref. 25662], Nalbant 2002:318 [ref. 27361], Ng 2007:46 [ref. 29316], Grant 2007:16 [ref. 29922], Kottelat 2012:16 [ref. 32367], Bleher 2018:284 [ref. 36647]). •Synonym of Botia histrionica Blyth 1860 -- (Zhang et al. 2016:154 [ref. 34477]). Current status: Valid as Botia rostrata Günther 1868. Botiidae: Botiinae. Distribution: Khasi Hills, northeastern India. Habitat: freshwater.