Schistura myrmekia Fowler, 1935
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Synonym/s: Nemacheilus myrmekia Fowler, 1935; Schistura desmote Fowler, 1934 (in part)
It was redescribed by (Singer & Page, 2012).
Last record: 1935 or before
Modification of its habitat has been extensive and the species has been unable to be located, and is therefore "probably extinct" (Singer & Page, 2012:347).
Keng Sok, southwestern Thailand
Biology & Ecology
The species is only known from the holotype described by (Fowler, 1935).
Holotype: ANSP 63546 (58 mm TL)
Original scientific description:
Fowler, H. W. (1935). Zoological results of the third deSchauensee Siamese expedition, Part VII—fishes obtained in 1935. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 87: 105-108.
Fowler, H. W. (1934). Zoological results of the third deSchauensee Siamese expedition, Part I—fishes obtained in 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 86: 106-107.
Kottelat, M. (1990). Indochinese nemacheilines: A revision of nemacheiline loaches (Pisces: Cypriniformes) of Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and southern Vietnam. Pfeil, München, 262 pp.
Singer, Randal A. and Page, Lawrence M. (2012). Redescription of Schistura myrmekia (Fowler 1935) (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa 3586: 347–352.