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Scientific Name Leiocassis rudicula  Ng & Hadiaty, 2019
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Type Locality Sungai Petung Kanan, Kecamatan Tabang, Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara, Kalimantan Timur, Borneo, 0°32'6"N, 116°10'4"E.
Pronunciation Lee eye oh KAH siss
Etymology Leiocassis: From the Greek leios (smooth) and cassis (helmet); in reference to the covering of skin and muscle on the head of the fish. 
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Identification The bagrid catfish genus Leiocassis is diagnosed by an elongate narrow head, prominently protruding snout, the origin of the adductor mandibulae extending onto the cranial roof, the prominent anterior process of the hypurapophysis, hypertrophied posterior process of the cleithrum, third pharyngobranchial bearing flanges on posterior and medial surfaces, and the branch of the supraorbital canal leading to the infraorbitals exiting from the frontal (Mo, 1991). The genus is known only from Sundaic Southeast Asia.
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IUCN Red List Category Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
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Reference Zootaxa 4651 (no. 1), pp 192, Figs. 1, 2a.
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Last Update 2019 Aug 07 06:08 (species record created: 2019 Aug 01 17:32)