Erethistoides

Ng, Heok Hee, Ferraris, Carl J. & Neely, David A., 2012, The catfish genus Erethistoides (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) in Myanmar, with descriptions of three new species, Zootaxa 3254, pp. 55-68: 67

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.280621

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EE1976A2-95BD-49FA-985C-861C41DEFA2B

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EE87A2-9460-FF9E-EE9B-FD24FA23FC40

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scientific name

Erethistoides
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Key to the species of Erethistoides  from Myanmar

1. Dorsal spine long, reaching almost to adipose-fin origin when adpressed against body (24–27 % SL); pectoral spine long, reaching beyond pelvic-fin origin when adpressed against body (29–35 % SL); Vertebrae 32–33 [Irrawaddy River drainage]............................................................................................ E. longispinis 

- Dorsal spine short, falling far short of adipose-fin origin when adpressed against body (14–15 % SL); pectoral spine short, not reaching pelvic-fin origin when adpressed against body (21–24 % SL); Vertebrae 30 ................................. 2

2. Base color of body yellow; length of adipose-fin base 16–17 % SL; length of caudal peduncle 22–25 % SL; depth of caudal peduncle 6–7 % SL [Sittang River drainage]......................................................... E. luteolus 

- Base color of body cream; length of adipose-fin base 14–15 % SL; length of caudal peduncle 19–21 % SL; depth of caudal peduncle 4–5 % SL [Ann Chaung River drainage].................................................... E. vesculus