Male at Mazinzi Reef
A male of Metriaclima benetos at Mwala wa Queenee, Mazinzi Reef, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Metriaclima

Status
valid


Curator

Last updated on:
22-Sep-2018

Metriaclima benetos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye, 1997


Original description as Metriaclima benetos:

  • Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & Bowers, Kellogg & Mckaye. 1997. "A revision of the blue-black Pseudotropheus zebra (Teleostei: Cichlidae) complex from Lake Malawi, Africa, with a description of a new genus and ten new species". The Proceedings of the Academy Natural Sciences Philadelphia. 148; pp 189-230 (crc00049)

Conservation: Metriaclima benetos is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006).

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