Metadata

Pterocryptis cucphuongensis

(Mai 1978) Ng and Kottelat 1998

Pterocryptis cucphuongensis
Redrawn by Rhian Kendall from (Mai 1978)
ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
SiluriformesSiluroideiSiluridae

Synonyms

Silurus cucphuongensis  Mai 1978

Country

Vietnam

Types

Only a holotype has been assigned: DVZUT (unnumbered). ZMUH 345, 1 ex., holotype, 89·3 mm SL.

Distribution

Collected from an unnamed cave in the Cuc Phuong National Park, 100 km south of Hanoi, Vietnam (20o19’N, 105o22’E).

Habitat

No published details.

Systematics

No published details.

Conservation Status

TLO [DD:3.1:2012]

(Ng, H.H. 2012. Pterocryptis cucphuongensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T180717A1655250.en. Downloaded on 07 July 2017).

Museum Holdings

ZRC 39524, 90·4 mm SL

Key References

Mai, D.Y. Book 1978 Identification of the fresh-water fishes of North Vietnam
Ng, H. H. and Kottelat, M. Journal Article 1998 Pterocryptis buccata, a new species of catfish from Western Thailand (Teleostei: Siluridae) with epigean and hypogean populations
Ng, H. H. and Freyhof, J Journal Article 2001 review of the catfish genus Pterocryptis (Siluridae) in Vietnam, with the description of two new species