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Published: 2011-06-01

A new species, Microphysogobio wulonghensis (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), from Shandong Province, China

College of Fisheries and Life Sciences, Shanghai Ocean University, 999, Huchenghuan Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 201306 China Key Laboratory of Zoological Evolution and Systematics, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences,1-5, Beichen West Road, Chaoyang, Beijing, 100101 China
Key Laboratory of Zoological Evolution and Systematics, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences,1-5, Beichen West Road, Chaoyang, Beijing, 100101 China
College of Fisheries and Life Sciences, Shanghai Ocean University, 999, Huchenghuan Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 201306 China
Key Laboratory of Zoological Evolution and Systematics, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences,1-5, Beichen West Road, Chaoyang, Beijing, 100101 China
Fish Microphysogobio Cyprinidae New species China

Abstract

Microphysogobio wulonghensis sp. nov. is described based on 15 specimens collected from the Wulonghe River in Laiyang County of Shandong Province in eastern China. The new species can be distinguished from all congeners by the combination of the following characteristics: upper lip with one row of well-developed and compressed triangular papillae; two lateral pads of lower lip well-developed, contacting each other behind medial pad; two-thirds of area between pectoral-fin origin and pelvic-fin origin scaleless.

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How to Cite

XING, Y.-C., ZHAO, Y.-H., TANG, W.-Q., & ZHANG, C.-G. (2011). A new species, <em>Microphysogobio wulonghensis </em>(Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), from Shandong Province, China. Zootaxa, 2901(1), 59–68. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.2901.1.5