Dorsal soft rays (total): 4; Anal soft rays: 45 -
56; Vertebrae: 46 - 50. Forked caudal fin with the
upper lobe 1.4-1.6 times longer than the lower lobe;
less convex snout when viewed laterally. Habitat:
Found in blackwater habitats associated with peat
swamps. Reproduction: Gravid females
measured 3.7 cm SL, with ova relatively large (0.8
mm diameter). Diet: Feeds mainly
on terrestrial insects and aquatic arthropods. Can
be found hiding under leaf litter and is most active
at night, swimming near the surface looking for food.
Asia:Known at present from central Sumatra, Bintan,
Bangka, Billiton and Peninsular Malaysia (Johor, Selangor,
Perak, Trengganu). Type locality:
Kwantang River, near Djapura (Indragari), Sumatra.
Froese, R. and D. Pauly.
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publication. www.fishbase.org, version. Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa