Genus: Crossocheilus Kuhl & van Hasselt
Body fairly elongated with rounded abdomen, head somewhat small, snout prominent, obtusely rounded. Upper and lower lip not continuous, but with a narrow frenulum connecting the upper lip with lower jaw.
Synony ms: Cyprinus latius Hamilton – Buchanan, 1822; Cirrhina latia Day (partim), 1877; Chondrostoma wattanah Skykes, 1839; Crossocheilus gohama Hamilton, 1822; C. sada Hamilton, 1822; C. gohama Hamilton, 1822; Gonorhynchus brevis McClelland, 1839.
Diagnosis: Dorsal fin rays 4/8, anal 2/5, pectoral 1/13. Body elongate, head somewhat flat and compressed, mouth inferior, a narrow frenulum connecting upper lip with lower j aw. Barbels two pairs, rostral barbel short and often rudimentary
Common names: Gangetic latia, minor carp
Punatsangchhu: Nyichula (Dagana), Punatsangchhu main river
Amochhu: Dorti khola (Chukha)
Altitude: 135 – 450 MASL
Conservation status: Least concern (IUCN)