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Scientific Name Pseudomystus inornatus  (Boulenger, 1894)
Common Name
Type Locality Senah, Sarawak, Borneo, eastern Malaysia.
Pronunciation SUE doh MIST uss
Etymology From the Greek pseudos, meaning lie, and mystus, a genus of bagrid catfishes. In reference to the overall similarity of the two genera. 
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Identification Members of the bagrid genus Pseudomystus are small- to mid-sized freshwater catfish endemic to Southeast Asia.Pseudomystus are commonly found in swamps and rivers throughout Southeast Asia. They can be differentiated from Leiocassis by a relatively short snout and a subterminal mouth. Many Pseudomystus have a color pattern of contrasting vertical bars or blotches.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 13 (no. 75) (art. 26), pp 245.
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Last Update 2019 Aug 09 05:39 (species record created: 2019 Jul 10 16:02)