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Scientific NameExostoma sectile  Ng & Kottelat, 2018
Common Name
Type LocalityMyanmar, Kachin State, Putao, Par Tate Chaung (stream) about 3 km upstream of Upper Sankhaung Village.
EtymologyGreek, exos = outside + Greek, stoma = mouth Etymology.—The specific epithet comes from the Latin adjective sectilis, -is, -e, meaning cut or cleft. This is used in reference to the presence of a distinct incision or notch at the posterior extremity of the adipose-fin base in this species.
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DistributionThis species is known from a single locality near Putao in the upper Irrawaddy River drainage in northern Myanmar.
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Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2018 Feb 23 03:47 (species record created: 2018 Feb 12 03:31)