Triplophysa baotianensis

Li, Li, Liu and Li in Li, Liu, Li and Li 2018

CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae






Holotype: HRA 20170206003 66.0mm SL. Paratypes: HRA 2017020601 71.5mm SL, 20170206002 65mm SL, 20170206004 54mm SL, 20170206005 48mm SL.


Known only from thew type locality: A cave at Baotian Town, Pan County, Guizhou Province, China, 531m asl (25o24'17.16"N, 104o44'40.37"E).


No deatails available.


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

Conservation Status


Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Wang, Y., Shen, Y., Feng, C., Zhao, K., Song, Z., Zhang, Y., Yang, L. and He, S. Journal Article 2016 Mitogenomic perspectives on the origin of Tibetan loaches and their adaptation to high altitude
Li, J.X. Wang, Y., Jina H.F.,Li, W.J., Yan, C.C., Yan, P.F., Zhang, X.Y., He, S.P. and Song, Z.B. Journal Article 2017 Identification of Triplophysa species from the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (QTP) and its adjacent regions through DNA barcodes
Li, C., Liu, T., Li, R, and Li, W. Journal Article 2018 A New Cave Species of the Genus Triplophysa from Guizhou Province, 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
Yang, X., Liu, H., Ma, Z., Zou, Y., Zou, M., Mao, Y., Li, X., Wang, H., Chen, T.,Wang, W. and Yang, R. Journal Article 2019 Chromosome‐level genome assembly of Triplophysa tibetana, a fish adapted to the harsh high‐altitude environment of the Tibetan Plateau
Wang, Y., Xiao, N., Wang, S., Luo, T., Yang, X., Liu, T. and Zhou, J. Journal Article 2021 The complete mitochondrial genome of a cavedwelling loach Triplophysa baotianensis (Teleostei:Nemacheilidae)
He, Y. and He, D.K. Journal Article 2023 X-ray microtomography study of cranium, pectoral fin and girdle, and Weberian Apparatus development in juvenile Triplophysa stewarti (Nemacheilidae)