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Glyptothorax madraspatanus (Day, 1873)

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Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Siluriformes  Family:  Sisoridae     FishBase    
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Freshwater Native Endangered (EN)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Western ghats: Annamali & Nilgiri hills and Cauvery river
Annamalai, Nilgiri hills and Kaveri river. Myanmar.
Synonyms
Glyptosternum madraspatanum  Day, 1873
Glyptothorax madraspatanam  (Day, 1873)
Glyptothorax madraspatanum  (Day, 1873)
Local Name
Kal kovitte (Kannada)
Type specimen
Glyptothorax madraspatanus (Day, 1873) madraspatanum, Glyptosternum Day [F.] 1873:526 [The Journal of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology v. 11 Synonym: Glyptothorax madraspatanus (Day, 1873), Glyptosternum madraspatanum Day, 1873, Glyptothorax madraspatanam (Day, 1873), Glyptothorax madraspatanum (Day, 1873) Type locality: Bowany [Bhavani] River, Neilgherries [Nilgiris], Madras State, India. Syntypes and/or Day specimens: (5) AMS B.7759 (1, syntype?), B.8004 (1, syntype?); NMW 46582083 (2); RMNH 2739 (1); ZMB 10798 (1), 10829 (1), 11208 (1); ZSI F1235 (1), F1313 (1).  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D I 6; A ii-iii 8; PI 9-10; V i 5
2 D I 6; A ii-iii 8; PI 9-10; V i 5
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