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Glyptothorax buchanani Smith, 1945

Image contributors to this species:

Nonn Panitvong (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Factsheet Etymology = Genus Etymology = Species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory

 

Relevant Information:

Type locality: Metum, small swift affluent of the Mechem, trib. of Meping [Chao Phraya drainage], n. Thailand. Holotype: USNM 117754. Paratypes: MCZ 37287 [ex USNM 119824] (1), USNM 119824 (2, now 1). Glyptothorax is distinguished from all other sisorid genera by having an adhesive apparatus on the thorax with with grooves parallel or oblique to the longitudinal axis of the body (vs. thoracic adhesive grooves transverse to the longitudinal axis of the body in Pseudecheneis, and thoracic adhesive apparatus absent in all other genera).

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Sisoridaecipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Chao Phraya basin, Thailand.

Size:

7.0cm. (2¾ins)

Temp:

20-24°c (67-75°f.)

p.H.

6.5-7.5.

Reference:

Alfred W. Thomson & Lawrence M. Page; 30 October 2006. Genera of the Asian Catfish Families Sisoridae and Erethistidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) (Zootaxa 1345)

 

 

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