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Alticorpus


Alticorpus geoffreyi
geoffreyi

Alticorpus macrocleithrum
macrocleithrum

Alticorpus mentale
mentale

Alticorpus peterdaviesi
peterdaviesi

Alticorpus profundicola
profundicola

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Pseudocrenilabrini

Genus
Alticorpus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Freshly caught at Nakantenga
Alticorpus macrocleithrum freshly caught at Nakantenga Island, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings Click to enlarge

Alticorpus macrocleithrum (Stauffer & McKaye, 1985)


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Original description as Cyrtocara macrocleithrum:

  • Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & K. R. McKaye. 1985. "A deep-water cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa". Copeia. 1985 (n. 3): pp. 591-596 (crc01616)

Synonyms (1):

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