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Scientific Name Creteuchiloglanis kamengensis  (Jayaram, 1966)
Common Name
Type Locality Norgum River at Kalaktang, Kameng Frontier Division, Nefa, elevation 1372 meters.
Synonym(s) Euchiloglanis kamengensis, Pareuchiloglanis kamengensis
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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Distribution Asia: Arunachal Pradesh India
Indian waters, Arunachal Pradesh State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Journal of the Zoological Society of India v. 15 (no. 1)[for 1963], pp 85, Fig. 1.
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