This species is distinguished from P.
in having fewer anal-fin rays 37-41 (vs.42-49); fewer
rakers on the first gill arch 33-35 (vs. 43-45); a
wider head 10.5-11.0% SL (vs. 8.5-9.9% SL); differs
brachypopterus in having more
anal-fin rays 37-41 (vs. 31-35); shorter (23.1-24.3%
SL vs. 27.0-30.6) and narrower (10.5-11.0% SL vs.
11.7-14.0) head; differs from P. mitchelli
in having more anal-fin rays 37-41 (vs. 35-37); longer
nasal, maxillary and mandibular barbels, reaching
to at least anal-fin origin (vs. not reaching beyond
pelvic-fin base). Aquarium Care:
Quite a shy fish so would need a planted tank to make
them feel safe in their surroundings. Have at least
6 to form a group. Diet: Feeds on
insect larvae and small invertebrates.
Asia:Thailand. Type locality:
Narathiwat Province, Toh Daeng peat swamp, Khlong
Pak Pla, 6°11'11''N 102°1'32''E, [Thailand].
Froese, R. and D. Pauly.
Editors. 2014. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic
publication. www.fishbase.org, ( 08/2014 ). Ng, H.H. and C. Vidthayanon, 2011.
Pseudeutropius indigens, a new species of schilbeid
catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from peninsular
Thailand. Zootaxa 3037:45-50.