Sinocyclocheilus longibarbatus

Wang and Chen 1989



Sinocyclocheilus yaolanensis  Zhou, Hou, Sun, Gao and Zhou 2009




Holotype: IHASW 87IV169 137mm "body length".

Paratypes: IHASW 87IV165-168 4 specimens 71-123mm "body length", DBZMC 87IV163-164 2 specimens 104-108mm SL.


Type locality: Jiajiu Village, Libo County, China (25°24'N, 107°52'E). Known also from Yaosuo Cave and Fulong Cave, Libo County, China where the animals are affected by high levels of heavy metals (Xu et al.2020)

Conservation Status


Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Wang, D. and Chen, Y.Y. Journal Article 1989 Descriptions of three new species of Cyprinidae from Guizhou Province, China (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae)
Zhou, J., Li, X.-Z., Hou, X.-F., Sun, Z.-J., Gao L. and Zhou, T. Journal Article 2009 A new species of Sinocyclocheilus in Guizhou, China
Ye, Z.T. and Li, D.H. Journal Article 2011 Research on enrichment of five heavy metals in cave animals from Tunshang cave of Guizhou
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
Lunghi, E., Zhao, Y., Sun, X. and Zhao, Y. Journal Article 2019 Morphometrics of eight Chinese cavefish species
Luo, F., Yang, R., Lan, J., Huang, J., Wan, Z. and Wen, Y. Journal Article 2021 The complete mitochondrial genomes of two Chinese endemic cave fishes, Sinocyclocheilus longibarbarus and Sinocyclocheilus punctatus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae)
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