Sinocyclocheilus flexuosdorsalis

Zhu and Zhu 2012







Holotype: ASIZB [now NZMC] 19911 [ex 2011001] 95.5mm SL.

Paratypes: ASIZB [now NZMC] 199012 [ex 2011002] 82.3mm SL

plus others not specified in detail in original description.


Known only from the type locality: Cave of Honghuibe River in Tianshengquian Town, Longlin Couty, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

Conservation Status


Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Zhu, D.G. and Zhu, Y. Journal Article 2012 A new species of the genus Sinocyclocheilus (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae) from Guangxi, China
Chen, H., Li, C., Liu, T., Chen, S. and Xiao, H. Journal Article 2019 A metagenomic study of intestinal microbial diversity in relation to feeding habits of surface and cave-dwelling Sinocyclocheilus species
Mao, T.-R., Liu, Y.-W., Meegaskumbura, M., Yang, J., Ellepola, G., Senevirathne, G., Fu, C.-H., Gross, J.B. and Pie, M.R. Journal Article 2020 Evolution in Sinocyclocheilus cavefish is marked by rate shifts, reversals and origin of novel traits
Zhao, Y., Zhang, C. and Proudlove, G.S. Book 2021 Fishes of the Genus Sinocyclocheilus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in China. Systematics, biology, biogeography and cave adaptation
Wen, H., Luo., T., Wang, Y., Wang, S., Liu, T., Xiao, N. and Zhou, J. Journal Article 2022 Molecular phylogeny and historical biogeography of the cave fish genus Sinocyclocheilus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in southwest China