Genera list

Alticorpus


Alticorpus geoffreyi
geoffreyi

Alticorpus macrocleithrum
macrocleithrum

Alticorpus mentale
mentale

Alticorpus peterdaviesi
peterdaviesi

Alticorpus profundicola
profundicola

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Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Pseudocrenilabrini

Genus
Alticorpus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Preserved from the South East Arm Alticorpus mentale preserved individual from the South East Arm of Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by George Turner. determiner Ad KoningsClick to enlarge

Alticorpus mentale Stauffer & McKaye, 1988


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Original description as Alticorpus mentale:

  • Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & K.R. McKaye. 1988. "Description of a genus and three deep water species of fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa". Copeia. v. 1988(n. 2), pp. 441-449 (crc00218) (abstract)

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