Metadata

Triplophysa xichouensis

Liu, Pan, Yang and Chen 2017

Triplophysa xichouensis
Photograph from Liu, Pan, Yand and Chen (2017). With permission of FSBI.
ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Nemacheilidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

China

Types

Holotype: KIZ 2013003381 63.0mm SL, Paratype: KIZ 2013003382 59.5mm SL.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: Outlet of subterranean river in Xisa Town, Xichou County, Yunnan Province, China, 23°26'16.0"N, 104°40'42.1"E.  

Habitat

The true habita is not known, the animals were collected at the outlet of the cave system which has not been explored.

Systematics

No information available.

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Liu, SW, Pan, XF, Yang, JX and Cheen, XY Journal Article 2017 A new cave-dwelling loach, Triplophysa xichouensis sp. nov. (Teleostei Nemacheilidae) 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