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A New Species of Sinocyclocheilus from Yunnan,China:Sinocyclocheilus Bannaensis

LI Weixian,LI Chunqing,CHEN Hongyu   

  1. (1.Heilongtan Reservoir Administration of Shilin County,Shilin 652200,Yunnan China;2.School of Life Sciences,Yunnan University,Kunming 650091,China)
  • Online:2019-01-25 Published:2019-01-26


This paper describes a new species of the genus Sinocyclocheilus,S. bannaensis sp. nov. collected from the Luosuojiang (101°14′N,21°55′E) in Xishuangbanna of Yunnan,China.The new species is similar to S. angustiporus Zhenget Xie (1985) but differs from the latter in:①D. iii-8 (vs.iii-7);②lateral line scales 47 (vs. 68~89).This new species is also similar with S. robustus Chen et Zhao (1988),but it can be differentiated from S. robustus by D. iii-8 (vs. iii-7),lateral line scales 47 (vs. 72).

Key words: new species, Sinocyclocheilus, Xishuangbanna, Luosuojiang, Yunnan Province

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