Metadata

Triplophysa huanjiangensis

Yang, Wu and Lan 2011

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

China

Types

Holotype: GIF 07040316 90.0mm SL. Paratypes: GIF 07040314, GIF 07040319, GTEU 07040308, GTEU 07040311 four specimens 48.9mm - 124.2mm SL.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: A karst cave in Leyi Village, Chuanshan Town, Nandan County, Guangxi Zhuang Region, China (25o06'2.6"N, 108o00'01"E).

Habitat

No published details available.

Systematics

A good comparison of subterranean Triplophysa species is provided by Wu et al. (2018).

Biological Notes

Photographs of preserved and living examples of T. huanjiangensis are provided by Lan et al. (2013:99).

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Yang, J., Wu, T.J. and Lan, J.H. Journal Article 2011 A new blind loach, Triplophysa huanjiangensis (Teleostei: Balitoridae), from Guangxi, China
Lan, J.H., Gan, X., Wu, T.J. and Yang, J. Book 2013 Cave fishes of Guangxi, China
Wu, W.J., He, A.Y., Yang, J.X. and Du, L.N. Journal Article 2018 Description of a new species of Triplophysa (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from Guizhou Province, China