Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae
Genus: Afronemacheilus
Golubtsov & Prokofiev, 2009
Type species
Nemacheilus abyssinicus
Boulenger, 1902

Afronemacheilus is a genus of stone loaches endemic to Ethiopia.


There are currently 2 recognized species in this genus:


  1. Prokofiev, A.M. & Golubtsov, A.S. (2013): Revision of the loach genus Afronemacheilus (Teleostei: Balitoridae: Nemacheilinae) with description of a new species from the Omo-Turkana basin, Ethiopia. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24 (1): 1-14.

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