Iranocichla hormuzensis

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Taxonavigation: Cichliformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: 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: Oreochromini
Genus: Iranocichla
Species: Iranocichla hormuzensis


Iranocichla hormuzensis Coad, 1982.

  • Holotype: The holotype is located in The Natural Museum of Canada (NCM79-0408A) Coad,1982.
  • Diagnosis: This species of cichlid is characterized by the almost circular dental field of its lower pharyngeal jaws, which features teeth uniform in size Coad, 1982.
  • Distribution: Iranocichla hormuzensis is endemic to Southern Iran. Coad,1982


  • Coad, B.W. 1982: A new genus and species of cichlid endemic to southern Iran. Copeia, 1982: 28–37. ISSN: 0045-8511. Abstract & first page