Maylandia nkhunguensis

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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 nkhunguensis

Name[edit]

Maylandia nkhunguensis (Ciccotto et al., 2011)

  • Holotype: PSU 4603.
  • Paratypes: PSU 4604 (5).

Type locality: Mozambique, Lake Malaŵi, Nkhungu Reef, 12°58.801'S, 34°45.837'E [1].

Etymology: The specific name nkhunguensis refers to one of the reefs at which the species is endemic.

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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