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Scientific Name Pseudomystus funebris  Ng, 2010
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Type Locality Rungan River drainage in the vicinity of Tangkiling, 2°01'S, 113°44'E, Kalimantan Tengah, Borneo.
Pronunciation SUE doh MIST uss
Etymology From the Greek pseudos, meaning lie, and mystus, a genus of bagrid catfishes. In reference to the overall similarity of the two genera. 
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Size 42mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Members of the bagrid genus Pseudomystus are small- to mid-sized freshwater catfish endemic to Southeast Asia.Pseudomystus are commonly found in swamps and rivers throughout Southeast Asia. They can be differentiated from Leiocassis by a relatively short snout and a subterminal mouth. Many Pseudomystus have a color pattern of contrasting vertical bars or blotches.
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Distribution Rungan River, Kahayan River drainage, Borneo.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Southern Borneo Waters, Rungan (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 58 (no. 1), pp 87, Figs. 1, 2a, 4a.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 04:56 (species record created: 2007 Dec 09 04:01)