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  • pores: opercle 0; preopercle 2
    no head barbels
    D2 I, 10; A 8; pectoral 16
    male no elongate D spine
    both sexes same color
    pelvic disc round
    2 patches scales - behind pectoral base & 3-11 rows on tail base, none on C base
  • tiny barbel before eye
    indistinct thin dark bars
    mid-flank: series of dark dots
    D2 I,11: A 9; pectoral 16-17
    pores: opercle 0; preopercle 3
    pelvic disc round
    no scales
  • head round
    brown + dark dots
    snout overhangs small mouth
    teeth protrude from closed mouth
    pelvics form disc