Metadata

Triplophysa anshuiensis

Wu, Wei, Lan and Du 2018

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

China

Types

Holotype: KIZ 2012005747 65.2mm standard length. Paratype KIZ 2012005746 68.5 mm SL.

Zoobank registered

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: A karst cave at Anshui Village, Lingyun County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China (24.3632N, 106.7412E) Altitude 719 m.

Habitat

An underground stream was found about 40 m from and 10 m below the entrance to a cave. Triplophysa anshuiensis inhabits pools in which the substratum is mud and cobblestones Pools are interconnected by underwater
channels. No other species were recorded in this cave.

Systematics

No published details known.

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

None.