Metadata

Triplophysa wulongensis

Chen, Sheraliev, Shu and Peng 2021

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

China

Types

Holotype: SWU2019051309, male, 64.0 mm SL.

Paratypes: SWU2019051301–2019051308, 8 examples, 49.0–67.2 mm SL.

Distribution

Known from the type locality only: A subterranean pool in Furong Cave, Chongqing City, Wulong County, China  (29°24'1.09"N, 107°54'11.60"E). This species coexists in this cave with Triplophysa rosa.

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Key References

Chen, X.Y. and Yang, J. Journal Article 2005 Triplophysa rosa sp. nov.: A new blind loach from China
Chen, S., Sheraliev, B., Shu, L. and Peng, Z. Journal Article 2021 Triplophysa wulongensis, a new species of cave-dwelling loach (Teleostei, Nemacheilidae) from Chongqing, Southwest China