Haplochromis phytophagus

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 phytophagus

Name edit

Haplochromis phytophagus Greenwood, 1966

Holotype: BMNH 1965.8.6.6. [Paratypes: BMNH 1965.8.6.7-13 (7), .14-15 (2), .16 (1), .17 (1), .18-34 (18), .35 (1)].

Type locality: Kisumu, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza], Kenya.

Synonyms edit

  • Haplochromis cinereus (non Boulenger, 1906)
  • Haplochromis ishmaeli (non Boulenger, 1906)
  • Haplochromis nuchisquamulatus (non Hilgendorf, 1888)
  • Xystichromis phytophagus (Greenwood, 1966)

References edit

  • Greenwood, P.H. 1966: Two new species of Haplochromis (Pisces, Cichlidae) from Lake Victoria. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 13), 8(89/90) [1965]: 303–318, Pl. 11.
  • 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 phytophagus in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2024. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 10/2023.