Ectodus descampsii

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Ectodus descampsii


Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohort: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohort: Clupeocephala
Cohort: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohort: Neoteleostei
Infracohort: Eurypterygia
Section: Ctenosquamata
Subsection: Acanthomorphata
Division: Euacanthomorphacea
Subdivision: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribus: Ectodini
Genus: Ectodus
Species: Ectodus descampsii


Ectodus descampsii Boulenger, 1898

Syntypes: MRAC 187 (1).

Type locality: Lake Tanganyika.



  • Boulenger, G.A. 1898: Report on the fishes recently obtained by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in Lake Tanganyika. Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London, 1898 (pt 3): 494-497.
  • Takahashi, T. 2003: Systematics of Tanganyikan cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Perciformes). Ichthyological Research, 50(4): 367-382.
  • Ectodus descampsii in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2016. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 10/2015.