Fossorochromis rostratus

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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: Fossorochromis
Species: Fossorochromis rostratus

Name[edit]

Fossorochromis rostratus (Boulenger, 1899)

Holotype: BMNH 1891.12.17.8.

Type locality: Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cyrtocara rostrat (Boulenger, 1899)
  • Haplochromis macrorhynchus Regan, 1922
  • Haplochromis rostratus (Boulenger, 1899)
  • Tilapia rostrata Boulenger, 1899

References[edit]

  • Boulenger, G.A. 1899: A revision of the African and Syrian fishes of the family Cichlidae. Part II. Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London, 1899 (pt 1): 98-143 [1-47], Pls. 11-12.
  • 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 Fossorochromis rostratus (Mirror site)