Troglonectes furcocaudalis

(Zhu and Cao 1987) Zhang and Zhou 2016

CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae


Oreonectes furcocaudalis  Zhu and Cao 1987


Known only from the type locality: Outlet of subterranean water near Rongshui County town, ca. 25°04'N, 109°13'E, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

Conservation Status

MuG TLO [DD:3.1:2009]

(Devi, R. & Boguskaya, N. 2009. Oreonectes furcocaudalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: Downloaded on 05 July 2017). O. furcocaudalis has been assessed as Data Deficient due to a lack of information regarding the distribution of this species which is only known from it's type locality, no known population trend data, and no information available regarding the extent to which potential threats in the area affect this species.

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Internet Resources

Troglonectes furcocaudalis mitochondrion, complete genome

Key References

Zhu, S.-Q. and Cao, W.-X. Journal Article 1987 [The noemacheiline fishes from Guangdong and Guanxi China, with descriptions of a new genus and three new species (Cypriniformes, Cobitidae)]
Romero, A., Zhao, Y.H. and Chen, X.Y. 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
Lan, J.H., Gan, X., Wu, T.J. and Yang, J. Book 2013 Cave fishes of Guangxi, China
Zhang, C.G. and Zhou, Y.H. Book 2016 Species diversity and distribution of inland fishes in China