Otopharynx heterodon

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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: Otopharynx
Species: Otopharynx heterodon

Name[edit]

Otopharynx heterodon (Trewavas, 1935)

Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.1586. [Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.1584-85 (2), 1935.6.14.1587-1591 (6), 1935.6.14.1592 (1); MNHN 1937-0204 (ex BMNH) (1)]. Lectotype designated by Eccles & Trewavas, 1989:158.

Type locality: Monkey Bay, Lake Malawi.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cyrtocara heterodon (Trewavas, 1935)
  • Haplochromis heterodon 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
  • Eccles, D.H. & Trewavas, E. 1989. Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera. Lake Fish Movies, H.W. Dieckhoff, Herten, West Germany: 1–334. Reference page

Links[edit]

  • Otopharynx heterodon in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2019.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Royal Blue Hap