Lethrinops furcifer

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

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/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: Haplochromini
Genus: Lethrinops
Species: Lethrinops furcifer

Name[edit]

Lethrinops furcifer Trewavas, 1931

Lectotype: BMNH. [Paralectotypes: (11) MNHN 1937-0246 [ex BMNH] (1)].

Type locality: Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa.

References[edit]

  • Trewavas, E. 1931: A revision of the cichlid fishes of the genus Lethrinops Regan. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10), 7(37): 133–152.
  • Ngatunga, B. & J. Snoeks 2004: Key to the shallow-water species of Lethrinops sensu lato. Pp. 252-260 in: Snoeks, J. (ed). The cichlid diversity of Lake Malawi/Nyasa/Niassa: identification, distribution and taxonomy. Cichlid Press, El Paso, Texas: 1–360.
  • Lethrinops furcifer in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2017. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 10/2016.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Greenface Sandsifter