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telchitta, Pimelodus Hamilton [F.] 1822:185, 378 [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; ref. 2031] Hoogly River at Kalna, 23°13'30.0"N, 88°22'39.0"E, west Bengal, India [Ganges River drainage, India]. Neotype: UMMZ 244946. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:394 [ref. 29155]. Spelled telchita on p. 378. Neotype designated by Ng 2005:10, 15 [ref. 28144]. Information on type locality (Jungipur, India) see Britz 2019:42 [ref. 37532]. Hamilton's original, unpublished illustration reproduced by Britz 2019:Pl. 104 [ref. 37532]. •Valid as Laguvia telchitta (Hamilton 1822) -- (Ataur Rahman 2003:233 [ref. 31338]). •Valid as Glyptothorax telchitta (Hamilton 1822) -- (Shrestha 1978:39 [ref. 15970], Burgess 1989:133 [ref. 12860], Ataur Rahman 1989:211 [ref. 24860], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:663 [ref. 20764], Sen 1995:574 [ref. 23778], Menon 1999:251 [ref. 24904], Karmakar 2000:34 [ref. 25662], Ng 2005:8 [ref. 28144], Jayaram 2006:252 [ref. 28762], Thomson & Page 2006:56 [ref. 28859], Ferraris 2007:394 [ref. 29155], Shrestha 2008:183 [ref. 29923], Anganthoibi & Vishwanath 2010:56 [ref. 30971], Anganthoibi & Vishwanath 2011:329 [ref. 31190], Conway et al. 2011:1756 [ref. 31594], Rameshori & Vishwanath 2012:60 [ref. 31979], Ng & Lalramliana 2012:49 [ref. 32117], Ng & Lalramliana 2012:5 [ref. 32061], Rameshori & Vishwanath 2012:147 [ref. 32300], Anganthobi & Wishwanath 2013:1 [ref. 32462], Ng & Lalramliana 2013:511 [ref. 32760], Ahmed et al. 2013:286 [ref. 32872], Gurung et al. 2013:4884 [ref. 32969], Plamoottil & Abraham 2013:24 [ref. 32693], Rameshori & Vishwanath 2014:191 [ref. 33511], Darshan et al. 2015:120 [ref. 33810], Arunkumar 2016:182 [ref. 34481], Kosygin et al. 2019:574 [ref. 36899], Kosygin et al. 2020:88 [ref. 37461]). Current status: Valid as Glyptothorax telchitta (Hamilton 1822). Sisoridae: Sisorinae. Distribution: Ganga-Brahmaputra basin, India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Habitat: freshwater.