Aulonocara maylandi

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Aulonocara maylandi

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cichliformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: 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: Aulonocara
Species: Aulonocara maylandi
Subspecies: A. m. kandeensis – A. m. maylandi

Name[edit]

Aulonocara maylandi Trewavas, 1984

Holotype: BMNH 1984.3.27.1. [Paratypes: BMNH 1984.3.27.2 (1), 1984.3.27.3-7 (5)].

Type locality: Eccles Reef, near Makanjila Point, eastern shore of Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa.

References[edit]

  • Trewavas, E. 1984: Un nom et une description pour l'Aulonocara (sulphur-head), Poisson cichlidé du lac Malawi. Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpetologie, 11 (1): 7–10.
  • Konings, A. 1995: Lake Malawi cichlids. A review of the sand-dwelling species of the genus Aulonocara, with the description of three new species. The Cichlids Yearbook. 5: 26–36.
  • Aulonocara maylandi in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2019.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sulfurhead Aulonocara