Erromyzon yangi, a new hillstream loach (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from the Pearl River drainage of Guangxi Province, China Academic Article uri icon


  • Erromyzon yangi, a new species of hillstream loach is described from a tributary of the Zhu Jiang River (Pearl River), Guangxi Province, China. It differs from all other species of the genus by the following combination of characters: a uniformly coloured dorsum (vs. dorsum with dark vertical bars); a narrow median lobe between the anterior rostral barbels (vs. broad median rostral fold); and a higher number of lateral line pores (96-99 vs. 83-86). 2007 by Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil.

published proceedings

  • Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters

author list (cited authors)

  • Neely, D. A., Conway, K. W., & Mayden, R. L.

complete list of authors

  • Neely, DA||Conway, KW||Mayden, RL

publication date

  • June 2007