Erethistoides ascita

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Erethistoides ascita
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Erethistidae
Genus: Erethistoides
Species: E. ascita
Binomial name
Erethistoides ascita
H. H. Ng & Edds, 2005[1]

Erethistoides ascita is a species of South Asian river catfish endemic to Nepal where it is found in the Mechi and Kosi River systems, Ganges drainage and in rivers of lowland plains of southeastern Nepal.[1] This species grows to a length of 3.67 centimetres (1.44 in) SL.


  1. ^ a b Ng, Heok Hee; Edds, David R. (September 2005). "Two new species of Erethistoides (Teleostei: Erethistidae) from Nepal" (PDF). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters. 16 (3): 239–248.