Male at Thumbi East Island
A male of Otopharynx tetrastigma at Thumbi East Island, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Otopharynx

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Otopharynx tetrastigma (Günther, 1894)


Original description as Chromis tetrastigma:

ZooBank:4DC2186D-7073-445F-8915-1BE6DA9C0142.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1893. "Second report on the reptiles, batrachians, and fishes transmitted by Mr. H. H. Johnston, C. B., from British Central Africa". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. (4); pp. 616-628 (crc00060)

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

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