Maylandia livingstonii

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Maylandia livingstonii


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: Haplochromini
Genus: Maylandia
Species: Maylandia livingstonii


Maylandia livingstonii (Boulenger, 1899)

Holotype: BMNH 1963.11.12.22.

Type locality: Zambezi River.


  • Metriaclima livingstonii (Boulenger, 1899)
  • Pseudotropheus livingstoni (Boulenger, 1899)
  • Pseudotropheus livingstonii (Boulenger, 1899)
  • Pseudotropheus williamsi (non Günther, 1894)
  • Tilapia livingstonei Boulenger, 1899
  • Tilapia livingstoni Boulenger, 1899
  • Tilapia livingstonii Boulenger, 1899


  • Boulenger, G.A. 1899: A revision of the African and Syrian fishes of the family Cichlidae.--Part II. Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London, 1899 (pt 1): 98–143 [1-47], Pls. 11-12. BHL
  • 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 Herpétologie, 26(1-2): 21–22.
  • Maylandia livingstonii in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2021. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 12/2019.