Triplophysa langpingensis

Yang in Lan, Gan, Wu and Yang 2013

CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae






Holotype: CLJH 12120309. Paratypes: CLJH 10120601, 2011090398, 201110402, 201110403, 201110404, 12120310 (1 specime each).


Langping Town, Tianlin County, Guangxi, China.24.6°N. 106.3°E, elevation 830 meters.


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

Biological Notes

Pigment absent, eyes degenerated to tiny black spot.

Conservation Status


Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Lan, J.H., Gan, X., Wu, T.J. and Yang, J. Book 2013 Cave fishes of Guangxi, China
Jing, HF, Yan.PF, Li, W, Li, XY and Song, ZB Journal Article 2016 The complete miyochondrial genome of Triplophysa lixianensis (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Balitoridae) with phylogentic considerations
Zhang, C.G. and Zhou, Y.H. Book 2016 Species diversity and distribution of inland fishes in China
Zhang, YH, Wang, Z, Zhang, Z, Wu, MS and Chen, JY Journal Article 2017 The complete mitochondrial genome of Triplophysa brevibarbata with phylogenetic considerations
Li, J., Lan, J.H., Chen, X.Y. and Du, L.N. Journal Article 2017 Description of Triplophysa luochengensis sp.nov. (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from a karst cave in Guangxi, 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