Glyptothorax maceriatus

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Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Sisoridae
Subfamilia: Glyptosterninae
Tribus: Glyptothoracini
Genus: Glyptothorax
Species: Glyptothorax maceriatus


  • Glyptothorax maceriatus

Type material: Holotype: PUCMF 12014. Paratypes: PUCMF 12015 (2), 12016 (5), 12017 (1), 12018 (2).

Type locality: India, Mizoram, Tlawng River at Sairang, 23°48'36.0"N, 92°39'14.4"E.[1]

Etymology: The specific name comes from the Latin adjective maceriatus (= enclosed or walled in), in allusion to the narrowly elliptic central depression in the thoracic adhesive apparatus being almost completely enclosed by skin ridges.

Primary references[edit]

  • Ng, H.H.; Lalramliana 2012: Glyptothorax maceriatus, a new species of sisorid catfish (Actinopterygii: Siluriformes) from north-eastern India. Zootaxa 3416: 44–52. Preview Reference page