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1 July 2008 Glyptothorax plectilis, a new species of hillstream catfish from northern Sumatra (Teleostei: Sisoridae)
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Glyptothorax plectilis sp. nov. is described from the Alas River drainage in northern Sumatra. It can be distinguished from congeners in Sundaland in having a combination of: length of adipose-fin base 12.9–16.7% SL, adipose maximum height 5.3–8.1% SL, caudal peduncle depth 8.4–10.6% SL, body depth at anus 15.3–18.6% SL, head length 25.3– 28.5% SL, snout length 47.9–53.8% HL, premaxillary teeth visible when mouth is closed, anterior and lateral edges of thoracic adhesive apparatus gently convex, diverging pattern of striae running along edges of central depression in thoracic adhesive apparatus, narrow v-shaped depression at posteromedial part of adhesive apparatus open posteriorly, and an almost uniformlycolored body. The taxonomic status of Sundaland Glyptothorax is also briefly discussed.

New taxon: Glyptothorax plectilis Ng and Hadiaty

Heok Hee Ng and Renny K. Hadiaty "Glyptothorax plectilis, a new species of hillstream catfish from northern Sumatra (Teleostei: Sisoridae)," Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 157(1), 137-147, (1 July 2008). https://doi.org/10.1635/0097-3157(2008)157[137:GPANSO]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 July 2008
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