Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total):
6; Vertebrae: 30 - 31. This genus and species is distinguished
by its plicate (pleated) upper lip. It also has a
short thoracic adhesive apparatus that is not much
longer than it is broad; it consists of longitudinal
pleats of skin and it also has serrations on the pectoral
fin spine on the anterior that point toward the tip
of the spine, as well as serrations on the posterior
edge. It also has wide gill openings. Remarks:
Asian family of Erithistidae was formally part of
the Sisoridae family and may be again in the future.
Ataran River drainage in Myanmar.
Type locality: Myanmar, Kayin State,
stream “Chon Son” between Kyondaw and
Phadaw, about 20 km NW of Payathouzu, (at border with
Ng, H.H. and M. Kottelat,
2005. Caelatoglanis zonatus, a new genus and species
of the Erethistidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from
Myanmar, with comments on the nomenclature of Laguvia
and Hara species. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 16(1):13-22. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors.
2009. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.
www.fishbase.org, version (01/2011). Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa