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Scientific Name Creteuchiloglanis gongshanensis  (Chu, 1981)
Common Name
Type Locality Gongshan Xian, Yunnan Province, China.
Synonym(s) Pareuchiloglanis gongshanensis
Etymology Formed from the Latin prefix cret-, meaning to separate/distinguish, in combination with the generic name Euchiloglanis, alluding to features shared with, as well as distinguishing from, Euchiloglanis and Pareuchiloglanis. Gender masculine. 
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Creteuchiloglanis is distributed in the upper Mekong River (Lancang-Jiang) basin west to the Brahmaputra River basin and is distinguished from Pareuchiloglanis by a unique combination of characteristics involving the form of the connection of the lower lip to the maxillary barbel, premaxillary tooth patches, and the morphology of the dilator, operculi, sternohyoideus, and adductor pelvicalis superficialis muscles.
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Distribution Salween River drainage, China.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zoological Research v. 2 (no. 1) A New Genus of Glyptosternine Catfish (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) with Descriptions of Two New Species from Yunnan, China Wei Zhou, Xu Li, and Alfred W. Thomson.
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Last Update 2011 Nov 30 13:15 (species record created: 2010 Feb 02 16:39)