A new species of Psilorhynchus (Teleostei: Psilorhynchidae) from the Ataran River Basin, Myanmar, with comments on the generic name Psilorhynchoides



Psilorhynchus robustus, new species, is described from the Ataran River drainage, Myanmar. It is distinguished by the presence of a large dark blotch situated posterodorsal to opercle opening, the upper lip separated from the rostral cap by a shallow groove, and 9 branched dorsal-fin rays. The status of Psilorhynchoides Yazdani, Singh & Rao is discussed.


Pisces, Cypriniformes, Psilorhynchidae, Psilorhynchus, taxonomy, Myanmar


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