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Glyptosternum reticulatum McClleland, 1842

Turkestan catfish

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Siluriformes  Family:  Sisoridae     FishBase    
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater Native Not Reported
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Leh, Ladakh, Kashmir. Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tibet, former USSR.
Leh, Ladakh, Kashmir. Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tibet.
Synonyms
Glyptosternon reticulatus  McClelland, 1842
Glyptosternum reticulatum  McClelland, 1842
Glyptosternum reticulatus  McClelland, 1842
Glyptosternum stoliczkae  (Day, 1877)
Exostoma stoliczkae  Day, 1877
Glyptosternon stoliczkae  (Day, 1877)
Exostoma oschanini  Herzenstein, 1889
Exostoma labrax  Gratzianov, 1907
Type specimen
reticulatus, Glyptosternon McClelland [J.] 1842:584, Pl. 6 [Calcutta Journal of Natural History v. 2 (no. 8)] Sir-i-Chusma, source of Kabul River, Afghanistan. No types known. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:387. Genus sometimes as Glyptosternum. Spelled retuculatus and reticulutus; Kullander et al. 1999:146 serve as first revisers if that was not established earlier. Valid as Glyptosternon reticulatum McClelland 1842 -- (Berg 1949:921, He 1996:129, Coad 1981:16, Burgess 1989:133, Talwar & Jhingran 1991:642, Wu & Wu 1992:539, Kullander et al. 1999:146 [ref. 23689], Menon 1999:239, Rafique 2000:325, Karmakar 2000:33, Diogo et al. 2002:101, Mirza 2003:18 as Glyptosternum, Jayaram 2006:259, Thomson & Page 2006:70, Ferraris 2007:387, Shrestha 2008:177, Linthoingambi & Vishwanath 2011:65, Thoni et al. 2017:439). Current status: Valid as Glyptosternon reticulatum McClelland 1842. Sisoridae: Glyptosterninae. Distribution: Upper Indus River basin, Afganistan, Tadzhikistan, Pakistan and India.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D i 6; A ii-iii 5; P i 11; V i 5
2 D i 6; A ii-iii 5; P i 11; V i 5
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