Nangra nangra (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: 36

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Nangra nangra (Hamilton 1822)
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Nangra nangra (Hamilton 1822)  ZBK 

Pimelodus nangra Hamilton 1822  ZBK  : 193, 378, pl. 11 (fig. 63). Type locality: Ganges River at Patna , India. Neotype: CAS 96626.  Neotype designated by Roberts & Ferraris (1998).

Nangra buchanani Day 1877a  ZBK  : 494, pl. 113 (fig. 3). Type locality: Ganges, Jumna, and Indus rivers; Delhi , India.  Syntypes and/or Day specimens: AMS B.7541 (1, syntype) Indus River   , NMW 45328 (1), RMNH 2770 (1), ZMB 18041 (1) Delhi .  Apparently a replacement name for Pimelodus nangra Hamilton 1822  ZBK  ; if so, the type locality is Ganges River at Patna, India. Roberts& Ferraris (1998) did not regard as a strict replacement name and consider specimens from several localities as syntypes.

Distribution: Indus, Ganges and Bramhputra drainages, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Nepal (Roberts & Ferraris, 1998).