Gastromyzon ocellatus group

H. H. Tan & C. U. M. Leh, 2006, Three new species of Gastromyzon (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from southern Sarawak., Zootaxa 1126, pp. 1-19: 14

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Gastromyzon ocellatus group


Gastromyzon ocellatus group  ZBK 

Diagnosis.-This species group is defined by an angular gill slit; a distinct subopercular groove, which is continuous to the pectoral fin origin; a reddish orange caudal fin in life; absence of a secondary rostrum; absence of a postoral pouch; absence of scales on abdomen; and dorsum of body with 7-10 cream bars.