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Scientific Name Creteuchiloglanis bumdelingensis  Thoni & Gurung, 2018
Common Name
Type Locality Kuktorgangchhu stream near Tshaling in the Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary, Trashiyangtse Dzongkhag, Bhutan, 27.619616 N, 91.491346 E, elevation 1776 meters.
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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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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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa 4476 (no. 1), pp 59, Figs. 14-15.
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Last Update 2019 Aug 08 07:07 (species record created: 2018 Sep 15 09:02)