Metadata

Triplophysa tianxingensis

Yang, Li and Chen 2016

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

China

Types

Holotype: HRSC 20151002001 118.0mm SL. Paratypes: HRSC 20151002002-6, HRSC 20151004001-2, KIZ 2015005390, KIZ 2015005391.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: a seasonal outlet of subterranean water, Longtao Village, Tianxing Township, Qiubei County, Yunnan Province, China. 23o56’29”N, 104o13’04”E.

Habitat

Not known, the animal was collected from the resurgence and no details of the cave are known.

Systematics

No information is available.

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Yang, H.-F., Li, W.-X. and Chen, Z.-M. Journal Article 2016 A new cave species of the genus Triplophysa from Yunnan, 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