Glyptothorax cavia (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: 44

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Glyptothorax cavia (Hamilton 1822)
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Glyptothorax cavia (Hamilton 1822) 

Pimelodus cavia Hamilton 1822  ZBK  : 188, 378. Type locality: Rivers of n. Bengal [Ganges drainage] .  No types known.

Euglyptosternum lineatum Day 1877a  ZBK  : 500, pl. 116 (fig. 7). Type locality: Jamna [Jamuna], Suddya, n. Assam , India. ZSI F1312. Possible types and/or Day specimens: AMS B.7509 (1, syntype) Sudoya [Suddya], ASI F1312 (1).  Synonymized with Glytothorax cavia  by Hora & Menon (1949).

Distribution: Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputradrainages,Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, (Nath, 1984; Lipton, 1985; Shrestha, 1990; Sen, 1995; Jayaram, 1999; Mirza, 2000; Karmakar, 2000; Rafique, 2000; Shahjehan & Marwat, 2001).

Remarks: G. burmanicus  ZBK  has been considered a synonym, but it is a valid species (H. H. Ng, Pers. comm. 2005). Records from the Irrawaddy and Salween drainages are referable to G. burmanicus  ZBK  .