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Zoological Research
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
ISSN: 2095-8137
Vol. 34, No. 4, 2013, pp. 345-360
Bioline Code: zr13055
Full paper language: English
Document type: Review Article
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Zoological Research, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2013, pp. 345-360

 en A catalog of fish specimens preserved within Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
DU, Li-Na; CHEN, Xiao-Yong & YANG, Jun-Xing

Abstract

As of 2013, some 178 fish type species and 2131 type specimens belonging to 4 orders and 11 families were currently being preserved at the Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology, located as art of the Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. These specimens were collected from across western China, includingYunnan, Sicuan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Hunan, Chongqi, Gansu and Xinjiang. In general, most species are Cyprinidae (71 species and 1103 specimens), followed by Nemacheilidae (52 species and 556 specimens). For the convenience of research and communication, the present paper presents a detailed list of fish type species preserved in the Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology.

Keywords
Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology; Fish; Type species; Kunming Institute of Zoology, CAS

 
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