Maylandia glaucos

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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 glaucos

Name[edit]

Maylandia glaucos (Ciccotto et al., 2011)

  • Holotype: PSU 4487.
  • Paratypes: PSU 4488 (16); UMBC 15 (1); AMNH 246003 (2).

Type locality: Mozambique, Lake Malaŵi, Cobwé, 12°8.243'S, 34°45.391'E [1].

Etymology: The specific epithet glaucos is Greek for bluish gray, in reference to the blue-gray body and fin coloration.

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References[edit]

  • Ciccotto, P. J., Konings, A. & Stauffer, J. R., Jr.; 2011: Descriptions of five new species in the genus Metriaclima (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malaŵi, Africa. Zootaxa, 2738: 1–25. Abstract & excerpt