Metadata

Protocobitis longicostatus

Zhou, Qin, Du and Wo 2024

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCobitoidei Cobitidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

China

Types

Holotype: KIZ 202300005 59.2mm SL

Paratypes: KIZ 202200001, 2 50.3-59.1 mm SL, KIZ 202300007-8 50.3-59.1mm SL

Systematics

The sister species of P. longicostaus is Protocobitis typhlops another hypogean species.

Conservation Status

Key References

Zhou, J.J., Qin, J.X., Du, L.N. and Wu, H.Y. Journal Article 2024 A New Species of the Blind Cave Loach Genus Protocobitis (Cypriniformes: Cobitidae), Protocobitis longicostatus sp. nov., from Guangxi, China