Genus: Glyptothorax Blyth
Body elongated and depressed, skin smooth, granulated or tuberculated. Head depressed, chest with a thoracic adhesive apparatus, which is rhomboidal in shape. Gill membranes united with each other and isthmus. Paired fins plaited below.
Synony ms: Pimedolus botius Hamilton – Buchanan, 1822; Glyptothorax botius Ng, 2005.
Diagnosis: Dorsal fin ray 1/6, anal 2/9-10, pectoral 1/9. Body with dark saddle, snout rounded, thoracic apparatus with broader fold of skin. Skin tuberculated.
Common names: Striated bellysucker catfish, kabray, batballa
Punatsangchhu: Sunkosh, Salamji (Dagana)
Altitude: 350 MASL (Single locality)
Conservation status: Least concern (IUCN)