Liu, Zeng and Gong 2022
Holotype: IHB 201911150001, 103.9 mm SL
Paratypes: IHB 201911150002-201911150005, 4, 60.2-104.6 mm SL
Known only from the type locality: A subterranean tributary of the River Wujiang in the River Yangtze drainage in Qingzhen County, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province, China (26°47′0′′ N, 106°16′0′′ E; 1,258 m elevation).
The species inhabited in complete darkness at the bottom of the slowly-flowing underground river where the water temperature was 14.5 °C and pH value was 7.8 during the survey period in November 2019.
A member of the hypgean group of Triplophysa species and sister to a group containing T. rosa and T. wudangensis (Liu et al. 2022).
As above only.
|Liu, F., Zeng, Z.-X. and Gong, Z.||Journal Article||2022||Two new hypogean species of Triplophysa (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from the River Yangtze drainage in Guizhou, China|
|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)|