Glyptothorax major (Boulenger 1894),

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Glyptothorax major (Boulenger 1894)


Glyptothorax major (Boulenger 1894) 

Akysis major Boulenger 1894  ZBK  : 246. Type locality: Senah River, Tagora River and Baram River , Sarawak state, Borneo, East Malaysia. Syntypes: BMNH 1892.9.2.59 (1), 1892.10.7.26 (1), 1893.3.6.173-178 (6?). 

Glyptosternum kuekenthali Steindachner 1901  ZBK  : 448, pl. 18 (fig. 5-a). Type locality: Baram River, Borneo . Holotype: SMF 752. 

Distribution: We have examined specimens only from Borneo. This species has been reported from Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula (Wirjoatmodjo, 1987; Roberts, 1989; Lim et al., 1990; Zakaria Ismail, 1993).

Remarks: We consider Glyptosternum kuekenthali  ZBK  to be a synonym of G. major  based on examination of a photograph of the type of G. kuekenthali  ZBK  .