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Zoological Research
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
ISSN: 2095-8137
Vol. 32, No. 2, 2011, pp. 204-207
Bioline Code: zr11028
Full paper language: Chinese
Document type: Research Article
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Zoological Research, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2011, pp. 204-207

 en Description of a new species of Barbinae, Sinocyclocheilus huangtianensis check for this species in other resources from China (Teleostei: Cypinidae)
Zhu, Ding-Gui; Zhu, Yu & Lan, Jia-Hu


A new species, Sinocyclocheilus huangtianensis check for this species in other resources , is found from a cave of Hejiang River, Hezhou, Guangxi, China. This river is a tributary of the Pearl River. It is similar to S. jii, distributed in Hejiang and S. guilinensis distributed in Lijiang by having a soft dorsal spine without serration and normal eyes. The combination of the following characteristics makes this new species different to S. jii and S. guilinensis: (1) the lateral line scales 52-59, up lateral line scales 17-23, the down lateral line cales 16-17, the circumpeduncular scales 40-46; (2) gill raker 9-10; (3) eye diameter/SL 4.3-5.4%; (4) interorbital width /SL 9.2-9.6%; and (5) mouth width/SL 6.0-7.3%.

Cyprinidae; Sinocyclocheilus; New species; Hpogean fish; China

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