Triplophysa langpingensis

Yang in Lan, Gan, Wu and Yang 2013

CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae






Holotype: CLJH 12120309 71.5mm SL. Paratypes: CLJH 10120601 36.3mm SL, 2011090398 36.0mm SL, 201110402 53.1mm SL, 201110403 49.7mm SL, 201110404 42.5mm SL, 12120310 74.9mm SL (1 specime each).


Known only from the type locailty: 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
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, YH, Wang, Z, Zhang, Z, Wu, MS and Chen, JY Journal Article 2017 The complete mitochondrial genome of Triplophysa brevibarbata with phylogenetic considerations
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
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
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)
Peng, Y., Qiu, Y. and Chen, G. Journal Article 2023 Complete mitochondrial genome and phylogenetic analysis of Triplophysa jianchuanensis (Cypriniformes: Cobitidae)
Zhang, J., Shu, L. and Peng, Z. Journal Article 2024 Adaptive evolution of mitochondrial genomes in Triplophysa cavefishes