Glyptothorax pasighatensis

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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 pasighatensis


Glyptothorax pasighatensis Arunkumar, 2016

Holotype: NH/MUM 44. Paratypes: (5)

Type locality: India: Arunachal Pradesh, Siang River at Pasighat, East Siang District, 28°05′17″N, 95°19′54″E, 149 m asl.

Etymology: The species is named after its type locality.


  • Arunkumar, L. 2016. Glyptothorax pasighatensis, a new species of catfish (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from Arunachal Pradesh, Northeastern India. International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology, 4(2): 179–185. PDF Reference page