Haplochromis megalops

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 megalops

Name edit

Haplochromis megalops Greenwood & Gee, 1969

Holotype: BMNH 1968.8.30.57. [Paratypes: (26 of following) BMNH 1968.8.30.58-68 (11), 1968.8.30.69-73 (5), 1968.8.30.74-88 (15)].

Type locality: Windy Bay, Napoleon Gulf, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza], Uganda.

Synonyms edit

References edit

  • Greenwood, P.H. & Gee, J.M. 1969: A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae). Part VII. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology, 18 (1): 1–65. BHL
  • 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 megalops in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2024. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 10/2023.