Placidochromis milomo

TaxonavigationEdit

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: Placidochromis
Species: Placidochromis milomo

NameEdit

Placidochromis milomo Oliver in Eccles & Trewavas, 1989

  • Primary type: holotype USNM 304652
  • Type locality: Submerged rocky reef ca 100 m S of SE corner Thumbi Island West, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa (depth 16-36 m).
  • Secondary types: paratypes, USNM 304653 (1), USNM 304654 (1)

SynonymsEdit

  • Cyrtocara milomo Oliver, 1984 (name used in unpublished dissertation, not valid for nomenclature)

ReferencesEdit

  • Oliver, M.K. 1984: Systematics of African cichlid fishes: determination of the most primitive taxon, and studies on the haplochromines of Lake Malawi (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, ix + 326 pp. Abstract
  • Eccles, D.H. & Trewavas, E. 1989. Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera. Lake Fish Movies, H.W. Dieckhoff, Herten, West Germany: 1–334. Reference page

LinksEdit

  • Placidochromis milomo in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2022. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 08/2021.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Super VC-10 hap