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|Scientific Name||Creteuchiloglanis brachypterus Zhou, Li & Thomson, 2011|
|Type Locality||China, Yunnan Province, Tengchong County, Houqiao of Guyong, Binglang-Jiang, upper Daying-Jiang, Irrawaddy River basin.|
|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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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||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 Dec 02 04:16 (species record created: 2011 Oct 13 06:46)|