Nyassachromis prostoma

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

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/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 prostoma

Name[edit]

Nyassachromis prostoma (Trewavas, 1935)

Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.1817. [Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.1818-1819 (2), 1935.6.14.1820-1822 (3)]. Lectotype designated by Eccles & Trewavas, 1989:297.

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

Synonyms[edit]

  • Copadichromis prostoma (Trewavas, 1935)
  • Cyrtocara prostoma (Trewavas, 1935)
  • Haplochromis prostoma Trewavas, 1935

References[edit]

  • Trewavas, E. 1935: A synopsis of the cichlid fishes of Lake Nyasa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10), 16 (91): 65-118. PDF reference page 
  • 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.

Links[edit]

  • Nyassachromis prostoma in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2017. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 10/2016.