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|Scientific Name||Creteuchiloglanis tawangensis Darshan, Abujam, Wangchu, Kumar, Das & Kumar Imotomba, 2019|
|Type Locality||Tawangchu River at Granger village, headwater of Manas drainage, Brahmaputra River basin, Tawang District, Arunachal Pradesh State, India, 27°33'39.9"N, 91°53'15.7"E, elevation 1946 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.|
|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 Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology v. 25 (no. 1), pp 18, Figs. 1, 4a, 5b.|
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|Last Update||2019 Aug 08 07:28 (species record created: 2019 Feb 06 16:38)|