Placidochromis milomo

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Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
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: Placidochromis
Species: Placidochromis milomo


Placidochromis milomo Oliver in Eccles & Trewavas, 1989

  • Primary type: holotype USNM 304652
  • Type locality: Submerged rocky reef ca 100 m S of SE corner Thumbi Island West, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa (depth 16-36 m).
  • Secondary types: paratypes, USNM 304653 (1), USNM 304654 (1)


  • Cyrtocara milomo Oliver, 1984 (name used in unpublished dissertation, not valid for nomenclature)


  • Oliver, M.K. 1984: Systematics of African cichlid fishes: determination of the most primitive taxon, and studies on the haplochromines of Lake Malawi (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, ix + 326 pp. Abstract
  • 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 


  • Placidochromis milomo in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2017. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 10/2016.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Super VC-10 hap