A new species of Psilorhynchus (Teleostei: Psilorhynchidae) from the Ataran River Basin, Myanmar, with comments on the generic name Psilorhynchoides Academic Article uri icon


  • Psilorhynchus robustus, new species, is described from the Ataran River drainage, Myanmar. It is distinguished by the presence of a large dark blotch situated posterodorsal to opercle opening, the upper lip separated from the rostral cap by a shallow groove, and 9 branched dorsal-fin rays. The status of Psilorhynchoides Yazdani, Singh & Rao is discussed. Copyright 2007 Magnolia Press.

published proceedings

  • Zootaxa

author list (cited authors)

  • Conway, K. W., & Kottelat, M.

complete list of authors

  • Conway, KW||Kottelat, M

publication date

  • December 2007