Genera list

Mbipia


Mbipia lutea
lutea

Mbipia mbipi
mbipi

Mbipia sp. \'porthole\'
sp. 'porthole'

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Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Pseudocrenilabrini

Genus
Mbipia

Status
valid


Last updated on:
05-Aug-2009

Male in the aquarium
Mbipia mbipi male in the aquarium of Greg Steeves [USA].Photo by Greg Steeves. (30-Jul-2009). determiner Greg Steeves Click to enlarge

Mbipia mbipi Seehausen & Bouton, 1998


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Original description as Mbipia mbipi:

  • Seehausen, Ole & E. Lippitsch, N. Bouton and H. Zwennes. 1998. "Mbipi, the rock-dwelling cichlids of Lake Victoria: description of three new genera and fifteen new species". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 9 (n. 2), pp. 129-228 (crc00316) (abstract)

Conservation: Mbipia mbipi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010).