Exochochromis anagenys

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Series: Percomorpha
Cladus: Ovalentaria

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribus: Haplochromini
Genus: Exochochromis
Species: Exochochromis anagenys

Name[edit]

Exochochromis anagenys Oliver in Eccles & Trewavas, 1989

Holotype: USNM 304657. [Paratypes: USNM 304658 (3), 304659 (1)].

Type locality: Thumbi Island West, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], 14°01'00"S, 34°48'23"E, depth about 40-50 meters.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cyrtocara anagenys Oliver, 1984 (name used in unpublished dissertation, not valid for nomenclature)

References[edit]

  • 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 
  • Snoeks, J. & M. Hanssens 2004: Identification guidelines to other non-mbuna. pp. 266-310 in: Snoeks, J. (ed). The cichlid diversity of Lake Malawi/Nyasa/Niassa: identification, distribution and taxonomy. Cichlid Press, El Paso, Texas: 1-360.
  • FishBase link : species Exochochromis anagenys (Mirror site)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Threespot Torpedo