Nimbochromis

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Nimbochromis livingstonii

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: Nimbochromis
Species: N. fuscotaeniatus – N. linni – N. livingstonii – N. polystigma – N. venustus

Name[edit]

Nimbochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989:282

Type species: Hemichromis livingstonii Günther, 1894. Type by original designation.

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.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sleeper cichlids