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  • Pseudexostoma yunnanense
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Scientific NamePseudexostoma yunnanense  (Tchang, 1935)
Common Name
Type LocalityYunnan, China.
Synonym(s)Exostoma yunnanensis, Glyptosternum yunnanensis, Pseudexostoma yunnanensis
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Size 111mm or 4.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationContinuous post-labial groove, gill openings not extending onto venter, heterodont dentition (different types of teeth) in both jaws. The outer teeth are shovel-shaped and sparsely arranged in one or two rows whilst the inner teeth are conical and numerous. The tooth patches are separated in the upper jaw. 16–18 branched pectoral rays.
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DistributionAsia: known only from the upper Dayinjiang (an upper branch of the Irrawaddy River), China.
China Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesBull. Fan Memorial Inst. Biol. Peiping (Zool. Ser.) v. 6 (no. 4) 174 Fig. 1
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2008 Jun 19 08:42 (species record created: 2007 Feb 19 20:37)