Tanichthys albonubes

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Tanichthys albonubes
Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
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
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Xenocypridinae
Genus: Tanichthys
Species : Tanichthys albonubes


  • Tanichthys albonubes Lin, 1932


  • Aphyocypris pooni Herre, 1939

Type locality: ‘White Cloud Mountain, Kwangtung, China’, referring to White Cloud Mountain (also known as Mount Baiyun or Baiyunshan) a few miles north of the city of Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China and this species is probably restricted to the Pearl River Delta region.

Etymology: albonubes: from the Latin albus, meaning ‘white’, and nubes, meaning ‘cloud’, in reference to the species’ type locality.[1]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: White cloud mountain minnow
한국어: 백운산(白雲山)
ไทย: ปลาไวท์คลาวด์, ปลาเมฆขาว
中文: 唐魚


  1. New population of endangered White clouds discovered. Practical Fishkeeping. Archived from the original on 2011-06-05. Retrieved on 2009-07-29.
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