Garra lungongza, a New Species of Cyprinid Fish (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Nagaland, India

Authors

  • Department of Zoology, Dhanamanjuri University, Thangmeiband, Imphal-795001
  • Department of Zoology, Dhanamanjuri University, Thangmeiband, Imphal-795001

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v123/i2S/2023/172494

Keywords:

Brahmaputra drainage, Tuensang district, Nagaland, new species

Abstract

Garra lungongza sp. nov., is described from the Dei-thung Shumang River, Nagaland. It belongs to the member of “smooth snout” group. It differs from its congeners in having the following characteristics: head strongly depressed; snout tip with 23-34 rounded hollow pits; Gular disc elliptical; torus crescentic; labellum covered by lateral distal margin of rostral cap; pre-dorsal scales irregularly arranged with 12-14 scale rows; lateral line with 37+ 2(1)-3(5) scales.

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Published

2023-07-01

How to Cite

Catherine, N., & Linthoingambi, I. (2023). <i>Garra lungongza</i>, a New Species of Cyprinid Fish (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Nagaland, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 123(2S), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v123/i2S/2023/172494

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