Haplochromis iris

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Cichliformes 

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: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Cichlomorphae
Ordo: Cichliformes

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribus: Haplochromini
Genus: Haplochromis
Species: Haplochromis iris

Name edit

Haplochromis iris Hoogerhoud & Witte, 1981

Holotype: RMNH 28346. Paratypes: BMNH 1981.1.16.117-121 (5); RMNH 28337-45, 28347-53 and 28355 (total 24)].

Type locality: Northern part of Mwanza Gulf, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza], depth 7–11 meters.

Synonyms edit

  • Gaurochromis iris (Hoogerhoud & Witte, 1981)

References edit

  • Hoogerhoud, R.J.C. & Witte, F. 1981. Revision of species from the Haplochromis empodisma group. Revision of the haplochromine species (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from Lake Victoria. Part 2. Netherlands Journal of Zoology 31(1): 232–274, Pl. 1.
  • van Oijen, M.J.P. 1996. The generic classification of the haplochromine cichlids of Lake Victoria, East Africa. Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 302: 57–110.
  • Haplochromis iris in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2024. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 10/2023.