Erethistes hara (Hamilton 1822)

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Erethistes hara (Hamilton 1822)
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Erethistes hara (Hamilton 1822) 

Pimelodus hara Hamilton 1822  ZBK  : 190, 378. Type locality: Hooghly River south of Ranaghat , India. Neotype: UMMZ 244697.  Neotype designated by Ng & Kottelat (2005).

Pimelodus asperus McClelland 1844  ZBK  : 404, pl. 24 (fig. 2). Type locality: Hooghly River south of Ranaghat , India. Neotype: UMMZ 244697.  Neotype designated by Ng & Kottelat (2005). Synonymized with Hara hara  ZBK  (= Erethistes hara  ) by Ng & Kottelat (2005).

Hara saharsai Datta Munshi & Srivastava 1988  ZBK  : 265, fig. 5. Type locality: Kosi Belt [Ganges drainages], n. Bihar , India. Syntypes: Bhagalpur Univ., Dept. Zool. Mus. 67 (13).  Also appeared as new in Srivastava & Datta Munshi in Srivastava 1989:121, fig. 1. Synonymized with Hara hara  ZBK  (= Erethistes hara  ) by Talwar & Jhingran (1991).

Distribution: Ganges, Brahmaputra and Irrawaddy drainages, northeast India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar (Jayaram, 1981; Lipton, 1985; Ataur Rahman, 1989; Mamnur Rashid et al., 1997). Most reports from Myanmar appear to be based on Erethistes filamentosus  . We have examined specimens from the Brahmaputra drainage in Bangladesh, and the Irrawaddy drainage in northern Myanmar.