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Painted catfish, Pseudolaguvia ribeiroi (Hora, 1921)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Superfamily: Sisoroidea Family: Erethistidae (Erethistid catfishes) Genus: Pseudolaguvia Species: P. ribeiroi

Synonyms Glyptothorax ribeiroi (Hora, 1921) Laguvia ribeiroi (Hora, 1921) Laguvia ribeiroi ribeiroi (Hora, 1921)

Common name: Painted catfish

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005); India (Tista river system of North Bengal and the Vindhyas) and Nepal (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

Conservation status: Data Deficient in Bangladesh (IUCN Bangladesh, …read more