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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Creteuchiloglanis brachypterus Zhou, Li & Thomson, 2011|
|Type Locality||Tengchong County, Houqiao of Guyong, 25°19.00'N, 98°18.00'E, Binglang-Jiang, upper Daying-Jiang, Irrawaddy River basin, Yunnan Province, China.|
|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. From the Greek brachy, meaning shortened,and pterus, meaning fin, in reference to the short pectoral, pelvic, and caudal fins, distinguishing the species from all congeners. A noun in apposition.|
|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.
Creteuchiloglanis brachypterus is diagnosed by a unique combination of characteristics involving pectoral- and pelvic-fin length, caudal-peduncle length and depth, pelvic-fin position, caudal-fin length, eye size, body and head depth, and coloration.
|Distribution||Daying-Jiang and Longchuan-Jiang (branches of Irrawaddy River drainage), Yunnan Province, China.
Myanmar Waters, Irrawaddy, Dayinjiang (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Myanmar Waters, Irrawaddy, Longchuanjiang (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Copeia 2011 (no. 2), pp 227, Fig 4.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 20 07:42 (species record created: 2011 Oct 13 06:46)|