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cous, Silurus Linnaeus [C.] 1766:504 [Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 1); ref. 2786] Quweiq River, at Aleppo, Syria. Syntypes: ?BMNH 1955.6.25.2 (1) coll. Russell. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:389 [ref. 29155]. Based on multiple sources including the 'Mystus cirris octo ...' of Gronow 1763:126 [ref. 1910], and the Mystus of Russell 1756:76, Pl. 13, fig. 2 [ref. 19817]. •Valid as Glyptothorax cous (Linnaeus 1766) -- (Coad 1991:19 [ref. 15702], Coad 1995:24 [ref. 23608], Thomson & Page 2006:44 [ref. 28859], Fricke et al. 2007:53 [ref. 29533], Ferraris 2007:389 [ref. 29155], Jawad et al. 2009:779 [ref. 30664], Çiçek et al. 2015:149 [ref. 35151]). Current status: Valid as Glyptothorax cous (Linnaeus 1766). Sisoridae: Sisorinae. Distribution: Tigris-Euphrates River basin, Quweiq basin: Iran, Iraq and Syria. Habitat: freshwater.