Triplophysa qiubeiensis

Li, Yang, Chen, Tao, Qi and Han 2008

CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae






Holotype: KIZ 20060409001. Paratypes: KIZ 20020423001 (1), 20060409002-010 (9).


Underground water in cave near Nijiao Village, Qiubei County, Yunnan Province, China. 24°05'N, 104°01°E.


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

Conservation Status


Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Li, W.X., Yang, H.F., Chen, H., Tao, C.P., Qi, S.Q. and Han, F. Journal Article 2008 A new blind underground species of the genus Triplophysa (Balitoridae) from Yunnan, China
Zhang, Y., Wang, Z., Zhang, Z., Wu, M.. Chen, J. and Zhao, Y. Journal Article 2018 The complete mitochondrial genome of Triplophysa brevibarba with phylogenetic consideration
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
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)