Cyprinus qionghaiensis Liu, 1981



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cyprinus pellegrini qionghaiensis Liu, 1981; Cyprinus qionghainensis Liu, 1981


Conservation Status


Last record: 1980's?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Qiong Lake, Yunnan Province, China


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Liu, C. (1981). A new subspecies of carps in Sichuan Province, China. Journal of Sichuan University (Natural Science Edition) 2:145-148. (In Chinese with English abstract.)

Other references:

Devi, R. & Boguskaya, N. (2009). Cyprinus qionghaiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T169621A6656020. Downloaded on 17 December 2015.

Luo, Y. and Yue, P. 2000. Cyprinidae: Cyprininae. In: P. Yue (ed.), Fauna Sinica. Osteichthyes. Cypriniformes III, pp. 391-433. Science Press, Beijing.

Wu, H.L., Shao, K.T. and Lai, C.F. 1999. Latin-Chinese dictionary of fishes names. The Sueichan Press, Taiwan.


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