The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Cyprinus ilishaestomus Chen & Huang, 1977



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: late 1970's

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Qilu Lake, Yunnan Province, China


Biology & Ecology










Wang, S. 1998. China red data book of endangered animals. Pisces. National Environmental Protection Agency.

Xiangcan, J. 2003. Analysis of eutrophication state and trend for lakes in China. Journal of Limnology. Residence time in lakes:Science, Management, Education Papers from Bolsena Conference (2002). 62(2): 60-66.

Zhao, H. (2011). Cyprinus ilishaestomus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T166099A6174016. Downloaded on 16 December 2015.


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