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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4532.1.9

A new species of Yunnanilus (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from Sichuan, southwest China

LI-NA DU, MIAN HOU, XIAO-YONG CHEN, JUN-XING YANG

Abstract


A new species of Yunnanilus is described from Tuojiang River, Sichuan, China. The new species, Yunnanilus jiuchiensis, can be distinguished from other species of Yunnanilus by the following combination of characters: processus dentiformis absent; body covered with scarce scales; lateral-line incomplete, as long as half the length of the pectoral-fin length, with 6–11 pores; eye diameter larger than interorbital width; and caudal-peduncle length less than its depth.

 


Keywords


Pisces, Yunnanilus jiuchiensis, taxonomy, Tuojiang River

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