Metadata

Sinocyclocheilus angularis

Zheng and Wang 1990

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCyprinoideiCyprinidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

China

Types

Holotype: ZMC 860215, 93mm SL. Paratypes: ZMC 860214, 104mm SL; ZMC 860219 66mm SL. The second paratype (860219) is deposited at the Institute of Hydrobiology, Academia Sinica, Wuhan, China.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: An unnamed cave in Panxian County, Guizhou Province, China (25o26’N, 104o45’E).

Habitat

No details of the habitat are provided with the original description.

Systematics

A member of the subfamily Barbinae. Wang and Chen (1998) revised the diagnosis of the genus Sinocyclocheilus.

Conservation Status

TLO [VU D2:2.3:1996]

(Kottelat, M. 1996. Sinocyclocheilus angularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T20252A9181688.en. Downloaded on 04 July 2017).

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Zheng, J. Z. and Wang, J. Journal Article 1990 Description of a new species of the genus Sinocyclocheilus from China
Chen, Y.R. and Yang, J.X. Journal Article 1993 Species and origin of cave dwelling Sinocyclocheilus fishes
Chen, Y.R. and Yang, J.X. Journal Article 1993 A synopsis of cavefishes from China
Wang, D and Chen, YY Journal Article 1998 On the diagnosis of Sinocyclocheilus and the taxonomic position of its closely related genus Anchicyclocheilus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae: Barbinae)
Xiao, H, Zhang, R, Feng, J, Ou, Y., M, Li, W, Chen, S and Zan, R Journal Article 2002 Nuclear DNA content and ploidy of seventeen species of fishes in Sinocyclocheilus
Zhao, YH and Zhang, CG Book 2009 Endemic fishes of Sinocyclocheilus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in China - Species diversity, cave adaptation, systematics and zoogeography
Romero, A., Zhao, Y.H. and Cheng, X.Y. Journal Article 2009 The hypogean fishes of China
Zhao, YH, Gozlan, R. E. and Zhang, C. G. Journal Article 2011 Out of sight out of mind: current knowledge of Chinese cave fishes
Yang,J., Chen,X., Bai,J., Fang,D., Qiu,Y., Jiang,W., Yuan,H., Bian,C., Lu,J., He,S., Pan,X., Zhang,Y., Wang,X., You,X., Wang,Y., Sun,Y., Mao,D., Liu,Y., Fan,G., Zhang,H., Chen,X., Zhang,X., Zheng,L., Wang,J., Cheng,L. Journal Article 2016 The Sinocyclocheilus cavefish genome provides insights into cave adaptation
Zhang, C.G. and Zhou, Y.H. Book 2016 Species diversity and distribution of inland fishes in China