Metadata

Troglonectes translucens

(Zhang, Zhao & Zhang 2006) Zhang and Zhou 2016

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae

Synonyms

Oreonectes translucens  Zhang, Zhou and Zhang 2006

Country

China

Types

Holotype: ASIZB [now NZMC] 94785. Paratypes: ASIZB [now NZMC] 94786 (1), 94787 (1).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: Xia'ao Cave near Xia'ao Town (24°15'N, 107°05'E), Du'an County, Guangxi, China, elevation 210 meters.

Habitat

No details known.

Systematics

The genus Troglonectes Zhang, Zhao and Tang 2016 was errected to contain seven species previously allocated to Oreonectes. The genus is hypogean-restricted.

Conservation Status

NE

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Zhang, ZL, Zhao, YH and Zhang, CG Journal Article 2006 A new blind loach, Oreonectes translucens (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Nemacheilinae), from Guangxi, China
Romero, A, Zhao, YH and Cheng, XY Journal Article 2009 The hypogean fishes of China
Zhao, YH, Gozlan, R. E. and Zhang, C. G. Journal Article 2011 Out of sight out of mind: current knowledge of Chinese cave fishes
Kottelat, M Journal Article 2012 Conspectus cobitidum: An inventory of the loaches of the world (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cobitoidei)
Lan, JH, Gan, Xi, Wu, TJ and Yang, J Book 2013 Cave fishes of Guangxi, China
Zhang, C. G. and Zhou, YH Book 2016 Species diversity and distribution of inland fishes in China