Glyptothorax cf. panda (Ferraris & Britz, 2005)

Subfamily: Glyptosterinae

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.

Diagnosis: Dorsal fin rays 1/6, anal 2/9-10, pectoral 1/9. Thoracic apparatus somewhat pentagonal in shape with a central pit. Body with 3 dark saddle overlying a lighter body. Tubercles present on lateral surface of fin rays. Barbels 4 pairs, maxillary barbel long and slender, extending to pectoral fin spine. Caudal fin strongly forked. Adipose dorsal fin base large, almost as long as fin base.


Common names: Kabrey, batballa


Punatsangchhu: Sunkosh (Dagana)

Altitude: 150 MASL (Single locality)

Conservation status: Data deficient