Maylandia aurora

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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: Maylandia
Species: Maylandia aurora

Name[edit]

Maylandia aurora (Burgess, 1976)

Holotype: USNM 215292. [Paratypes: AMNH 37301 (10), BMNH 1976.6.2.2 (1), USNM 215293 (16)].

Type locality: Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa] (probably Likoma Island).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Metriaclima aurora (Burgess, 1976)
  • Pseudotropheus auratus (non Boulenger, 1897)
  • Pseudotropheus aurora Burgess, 1976

References[edit]

  • Burgess, W.E. 1976: Studies on the family Cichlidae: 5. Pseudotropheus aurora, a new species of cichlid fish from Lake Malawi. Tropical Fish Hobbyist, 24 (9): 52–56.
  • Stauffer, J.R., Jr., N.J. Bowers, K.A. Kellogg, & K.R. McKaye 1997: A revision of the blue-black Pseudotropheus zebra (Teleostei: Cichlidae) complex from Lake Malaŵi, Africa, with a description of a new genus and ten new species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 148: 189–230. Abstract & extract
  • Condé, B. & J. Géry 1999: Maylandia Meyer et Foerster, 1984, un nom générique disponible (Teleostei, Perciformes, Cichlidae). Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpetologie, 26 (1-2): 21–22.

Links[edit]

  • Maylandia aurora in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2019.