Metadata

Homatula dotui

Nguyen, Wu, Cao and Zhang 2021

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Vietnam

Types

Holotype: IHB 201300440, 60.0 mm SL.

Paratype: IEBR 00439, 1, 66.0 mm SL.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: Hang 21 Cave, 36 km from tourist center of Phong Nha Ke Bang, emptying into the Gianh River, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam (106°12'46" E 17°24'53").

Systematics

Homatula dotui is sister to a group of Homatula species including: H. wuliangensis, H. anguillioides, H.acuticephalus, H. pycnolepis, H. potanini, H. variegata, and H. longidorsalis.

 

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Key References

Nguyen, D.T., Wu, H., Cao, L. and Zhang, E Journal Article 2021 Homatula dotui, a new cave loach from Central Vietnam