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|Scientific Name||Creteuchiloglanis longipectoralis Zhou, Li & Thomson, 2011|
|Type Locality||China,Yunnan Province, Lanping County, Yingpan, from mainstream of Lancang-Jiang.|
|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 Latin long, meaning elongate, and pectoralis, of the breast. In reference to the long pectoral fin, extending beyond the pelvic-fin origin. 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 longipectoralis is diagnosed by a unique combination of characteristics involving pectoral- and pelvic-fin length, caudal-peduncle length and depth, pelvic-fin position, body and head depth, post-adipose fin distance, number of dorsal-fin rays, and coloration.
|Distribution||Lancang-Jiang drainage (upper Mekong River), Yunnan, China.
Mekong, Upper Mekong, Lancang (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)|