Parachiloglanis cf. hodgarti (Hora, 1923)

Genus: Parachiloglanis Wu, He and Chu

Body elongated, depressed anteriorly and slightly compressed posteriorly. Post labial groove interrupted, gill opening not extending ventrally. Pectoral fin with 13-16 rays.

Synony ms: Pimedolus botius Hamilton – Buchanan, 1822; Glyptothorax botius Ng, 2005.

Diagnosis: Post labial groove absent, caudal fin truncate, prominent white pores along lateral absent .

Common names: Torrent catfish


Punatsangchhu: Mochhu, Phochhu (Punakha)

Altitude: 1380 MASL (Single locality)

Conservation status: Least concern (IUCN)