Metadata

Triplophysa yunnanensis

Yang in Wu 1990

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae

Synonyms

None.

Types

Holotype: KIZ 874200. Paratypes: KIZ 874197, 874199, 874500, 874501. Data from Eschmeyer (1998).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: Jiuxiang Limestone Cave, Jiuxiang, Yiliang County, Yunnan, China (25o24’N, 103o27’E). Sinocyclocheilus anophthalmus is also found in this cave.

Habitat

No published details available.

Systematics

Most closely related to Triplophysa nanpanjiangensis (Yang and Chen 1993).

Conservation Status

NE

This species is known from one site only and is therefore VU D2.

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Yang, J. X. Book Section 1990 Nemacheilinae (Cypriniformes: Cobitidae)
Yang, J. X. and Chen, Y. R. Journal Article 1993 The cavefishes from Jiuxiang Limestone Cave of Yunnan, China with reference to character evolutions
Zhang, C. G. and Zhou, YH Book 2016 Species diversity and distribution of inland fishes in China
Zhang, Y., Wang, Z., Zhang, Z., Wu, M.. Chen, J. and Zhao, Y. Journal Article 2108 The complete mitochondrial genome of Triplophysa brevibarba with phylogenetic consideration