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Scientific Name Oreoglanis macroptera  (Vinciguerra, 1890)
Common Name
Type Locality Khahyen Hills, Upper Myanmar [Burma].
Synonym(s) Euchiloglanis macropterus, Exostoma macropterum, Glyptosternum macropterum, Oreoglanis macropterum
Etymology Greek, oreos = mountain+Greek, glanis = Latin 
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Size 60mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Lower lip lacking a median notch and having an entire posterior margin. Caudal fin emarginate. Male genital papilla immediately behind the anus in a depression terminating posteriorly with a straight transverse wall.
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Distribution Asia: Myanmar and China.
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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova (Ser. 2a) v. 9 253 Pl. 8 (fig. 5)
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Last Update 2013 Dec 11 13:12 (species record created: 2006 Apr 23 00:00)