Maylandia xanstomachus

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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 xanstomachus

Name[edit]

Maylandia xanstomachus (Stauffer & Boltz, 1989)

Holotype: USNM 297268. [Paratypes: USNM 297269-70 (11, 4)].

Type locality: Nakantenga Island, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], Malawi, Africa, depth 3-7 meters.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Metriaclima xanstomachus (Stauffer & Boltz, 1989)
  • Pseudotropheus xanstomachus Stauffer & Boltz, 1989
  • Pseudotropheus zebra (non Boulenger, 1899)

References[edit]

  • Stauffer, J.R., Jr. & J.M. Boltz 1989: Description of a rock-dwelling cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 102 (1): 8–13.
  • 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 xanstomachus in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2019.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Zebra Mbuna