Glyptothorax dorsalis Vinciguerra 1890,

Alfred W. Thomson & Lawrence M. Page, 2006, Genera of the Asian Catfish Families Sisoridae and Erethistidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes)., Zootaxa 1345, pp. 1-96: 45

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Glyptothorax dorsalis Vinciguerra 1890


Glyptothorax dorsalis Vinciguerra 1890  ZBK 

Glyptothorax dorsalis Vinciguerra 1890  ZBK  : 246, pl. 7 (fig. 4). Type locality: Meetan [Salween drainage], Upper Myanmar [Burma] . Holotype: MSNG 14417. 

Glyptothorax minutus Hora 1921  ZBK  : 180, fig. 1. Type locality: Imphal stream near Karong [= Kameng] [Irrawaddy drainage], Manipur Valley , India. Syntypes: ZSI (4). 

Distribution: Irrawaddy and Salween drainages, Myanmar and China. (Hora, 1921a; Kottelat, 1989; Chu et al., 1999).

Remarks: This species has been considered a synonym of G. platypogonoides  by many authors. We consider this species valid and tentatively consider all records of G. platypogonoides  from India and Myanmar to be based on G. dorsalis  ZBK  .