Glyptothorax scrobiculus

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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 scrobiculus


  • Glyptothorax scrobiculus Ng & Lalramliana, 2012

Holotype: PUCMF 11029. Paratypes: PUCMF 11030 (2); UMMZ 249556 (1); PUCMF 11031 (2), 12013 (3).

Type locality: India, Mizoram, Tuivai River drainage, Mausam River in the vicinity of NE Khawdungsei village, 23°57'33.0"N, 93°12'34.0"E.

Etymology: The specific name comes from the Latin noun scrobiculus, meaning a little ditch, in reference to the diagnostic presence of a furrow running along the entire length of the ventral surface of the pectoral spine. A noun in apposition.

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