Triplophysa erythraea

Liu and Huang in Huang, Zhang, Huang, Wu, Gong, Zhang, Peng and Liu 2019

CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae






Holotype: HY18022802 88.22mm SL, 106.98mm TL.

Paratypes: HY18011301 68.49mm SL, 81.53mm TL; HY18022801 88.58mm SL, 109.34mm TL.


Known only from the type locality: Dalong Cave, Huayuan County, Hunan, central southern China (28o16'25.11"N, 109o28'57.18"E)

Conservation Status


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
Huang, T.F., Zhang, P.L., Huang, X.L., Wu, T., Gong, X.Y., Zhang, Y.X., Peng, Q.Z. and Liu, Z.X. Journal Article 2019 A new cave-dwelling blind loach, Triplophysa erythraea sp. nov. (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae), from Hunan 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)