Conta conta (Hamilton 1822)

Alfred W. Thomson & Lawrence M. Page, 2006, Genera of the Asian Catfish Families Sisoridae and Erethistidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes)., Zootaxa 1345, pp. 1-96 : 13

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6253880

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6253880

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scientific name

Conta conta (Hamilton 1822)
status

 

Conta conta (Hamilton 1822)   ZBK

Pimelodus conta Hamilton 1822   ZBK : 191, 378. Type locality: Mahamanda River [Ganges drainage], ne. Bengal . No types known.

Hara elongata Day 1872   ZBK : 704. Type locality: Stream near Garrow Hills , Meghalaya, India. Holotype: ZSI 436 . Synonymized with Conta conta   ZBK by Hora (1950).

Distribution: Ganges and Brahmaputra drainages, India and Bangladesh (Hora, 1950 (in part); Tilak, 1987; Ataur Rahman, 1989; Jayaram, 1999 (in part?); Ng, 2005b). Prashad & Mukerji (1929) reported this species from Indawgyi Lake, Irrawaddy drainage, but this is likely a misidentification of Erethistes filamentosus .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Siluriformes

Family

Erethistidae

Genus

Conta