Occurs in hill streams and
rivers at base of hills. Colour:
Uniformly grey with a narrow dark streak along lateral
line, ventral surface lighter. Differs from other
congeners in having this longitudinal streak along
lateral line and without any bars, bands or spots.
Pamba, Kallada and Chittar River basins, Anaimalai
Hill Range, Kerala, India. Type locality:
Peruntenaruvi, a tributary of the Pamba River at Edakadathy,
Travancore, (species name) India.
8.0cm SL (3¼ins)
2006, Catfishes of India. Narendera Publishing House.
383p. Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa