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Telmatochromis


Telmatochromis bifrenatus
bifrenatus

Telmatochromis brachygnathus
brachygnathus

Telmatochromis brichardi
brichardi

Telmatochromis burgeoni
burgeoni

Telmatochromis dhonti
dhonti

Telmatochromis sp. \'dhonti lufubu\'
sp. 'dhonti lufubu'

Telmatochromis sp. \'dhonti orange\'
sp. 'dhonti orange'

Telmatochromis sp. \'schachbrett\'
sp. 'schachbrett'

Telmatochromis temporalis
temporalis

Telmatochromis vittatus
vittatus

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Lamprologini

Genus
Telmatochromis

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
30-Apr-2010

Adult in Isanga Bay
Telmatochromis temporalis adult at Kalambo Lodge in Isanga Bay, Lake Tanganyika [Zambia].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings Click to enlarge

Telmatochromis temporalis Boulenger, 1898


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Original description as Telmatochromis temporalis:

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1898. "Report on the collection of fishes made by Mr. J. E. S. Moore in Lake Tanganyika during his expedition 1895-96". Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. pp. 1-37 (crc00006)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Telmatochromis temporalis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).