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Nangra buchanani Day 1877a ZBK : 494, pl. 113 (fig. 3). Type locality: Ganges, Jumna, and Indus rivers; Delhi , India . Syntypes and/or Day specimens : AMS B.7541 (1, syntype ) Indus River , NMW 45328 (1), RMNH 2770 (1), ZMB 18041 (1) Delhi . Apparently a replacement name for Pimelodus nangra Hamilton 1822 ZBK ; if so, the type locality is Ganges River at Patna, India. Roberts& Ferraris (1998) did not regard as a strict replacement name and consider specimens from several localities as syntypes.
Distribution: Indus, Ganges and Bramhputra drainages, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Nepal (Roberts & Ferraris, 1998).