Paraqianlabeo lineatus


Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Labeoninae
Genus: Paraqianlabeo
Species: Paraqianlabeo lineatus


  • Paraqianlabeo lineatus Zhao, Sullivan, Zhang & Peng, 2014
  • Holotype: SWU 20130710005.
  • Paratypes: (21): CUMV 98006 (4); SWU 20130710006–22 (17).

Type locality: a tributary flowing into Furong-Jiang of Wu-Jiang (Yangtze River) drainage at Wangcao, Suiyang County, Guizhou, South China, (28°13' N, 107°13' E).

Etymology: The generic name is from a combination of the Latin word para (= beside; beyond or outside; associated with), and Qian (abbreviation for Guizhou Province), where the type species was collected, and the Latin word Labeo, a generic name and commonly utilized suffix for Labeoninae genera.


  • Li, Y., Zhao, H., Peng, Z. & Zhang, Y., 2015: Isolation and characterization of 21 polymorphic microsatellite markers for a new labeonine fish (Paraqianlabeo lineatus Zhao et al. 2014) using illumina paired-end sequencing. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, Article first published online: 7 NOV 2015. DOI: 10.1111/jai.12938 Reference page
  • Zhao, H.-T., Sullivan, J. P., Zhang, Y.-G. & Peng, Z.-G., 2014 2014: Paraqianlabeo lineatus, a new genus and species of labeonine fishes (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from South China. Zootaxa 3841 (2): 257-270. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3841.2.5 Reference page