Gastromyzon ridens group

H. H. Tan & C. U. M. Leh, 2006, Three new species of Gastromyzon (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from southern Sarawak., Zootaxa 1126, pp. 1-19: 9

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Gastromyzon ridens group


Gastromyzon ridens group  ZBK 

Diagnosis.-This species group is defined by a truncate head when viewed dorsally (except for G. ridens  ZBK  , which has a rounded head); sublacrymal groove distinctively visible on lateral part of snout; anterior area of snout with slight depression and densely covered with tubercles; a vertical gill slit; absence of a subopercular groove; absence of a secondary rostrum; absence of a postoral pouch; and absence of scales on abdomen.