Haplochromis ushindi

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 ushindi

Name edit

Haplochromis ushindi van Oijen, 2004

Holotype: RMNH 76623. [Paratypes: RMNH 61402 (2), 76608 (1), 76611 (1), 76615 (1), 76625 (1), 76626 (1), 76630 (1), 76633 (1), 76635 (1), 76655 (1), 76728 (1), 76729 (1), 76730 (1), 76732 (1), 76735 (2), 76753 (5), 77377 (1)].

Type locality: Central Mwanza Gulf, north of Nyegezi Bay, Lake Victoria, East Africa.

References edit

  • van Oijen, M. J. P. 2004: Haplochromis ushindi spec. nov., the largest piscivorous cichlid in the Mwanza Gulf area of Lake Victoria (East Africa) before the Nile perch upsurg. Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden), 78: 249–255.
  • 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 ushindi in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2024. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 10/2023.