Nyassachromis leuciscus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Olfactores
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohort: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohort: Clupeocephala
Cohort: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohort: Neoteleostei
Infracohort: Eurypterygia
Section: Ctenosquamata
Subsection: Acanthomorphata
Division: Euacanthomorphacea
Subdivision: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribus: Haplochromini
Genus: Nyassachromis
Species: Nyassachromis leuciscus

Name[edit]

Nyassachromis leuciscus (Regan, 1922)

Lectotype: BMNH 1921.9.6.188. [Paralectotypes: BMNH 1908.10.27.85 (1)]. Lectotype designated by Eccles & Trewavas, 1989:86.

Type locality: Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cyrtocara leucisca (Regan, 1922)
  • Cyrtocara leuciscus (Regan, 1922)
  • Haplochromis leuciscus Regan, 1922

References[edit]

  • Regan, C.T. 1922: The cichlid fishes of Lake Nyassa. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1921 (pt 4) (36): 675–727, Pls. 1-6. BHL
  • Snoeks, J. & M. Hanssens 2004: Identification guidelines to other non-mbuna. Pp. 266-310 in: Snoeks, J. (ed). The cichlid diversity of Lake Malawi/Nyasa/Niassa: identification, distribution and taxonomy. Cichlid Press, El Paso, Texas: 1–360.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Small Green Utaka