Haplochromis turkanae

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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: Haplochromis
Species: Haplochromis turkanae

Name[edit]

Haplochromis turkanae Greenwood, 1974

Holotype: BMNH 1973.11.20.1. [Paratypes: BMNH 1973.11.20.2-4 (3)].

Type locality: 5–6 kilometers northwest of Porr, Lake Rudolf [Lake Turkana], Kenya, depth 16 meters.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Greenwood, P.H. 1974: The Haplochromis species (Pisces: Cichlidae) of Lake Rudolf, East Africa. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology, 27(3): 141–165.
  • van Oijen, M.J.P. 1996: The generic classification of the haplochromine cichlids of Lake Victoria, East Africa. Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden), 302: 57–110.
  • Haplochromis turkanae in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2019.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Turkana Haplo