Genus: Aborichthys Chaudhuri
Body elongated and compressed. Vent placed far forward. Preorbital spine absent. Lips thick, continuous at the angel of mouth with lower lip interrupted in the middle.
Synony ms: Noemachilus (Aborichthys) elongatus Menon, 1987.
Diagnosis: Dorsal fin rays 3/8, anal 2/5, pectoral 1/10. Body slender, eyes small, not visible from underside of head. Bands on the body broader than interspace.
Common names: Gadera
Punatsangchhu: Homa doban (Dagana)
Altitude: 220 MASL
Conservation status: Least concern (IUCN)