Diplotaxodon

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Top to bottom: Diplotaxodon limnothrissa, D. apogon, D. macrops

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: Diplotaxodon
Species (9): D. aeneus – D. altus – D. apogon – D. argenteus – D. ecclesi – D. greenwoodi – D. limnothrissa – D. longimaxilla – D. macrops

Name[edit]

Diplotaxodon Trewavas, 1935:(68) 116

  • Type species: Diplotaxodon argenteus Trewavas, 1935
  • Type by monotypy

References[edit]

  • Trewavas, E. 1935: A synopsis of the cichlid fishes of Lake Nyasa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) 16 (91): 65-118. PDF 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.
  • Stauffer, J.R., Jr., Phiri, T.B., & Konings, A.F. 2018: Description of two deep-water fishes of the genus Diplotaxodon (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malaŵi, Africa. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 131:90-100. doi: 10.2988/PBSW-D-17-00004

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