Male at Cape Kachese
A male of Xenotilapia spilopterus at Kachese, Lake Tanganyika [Zambia].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Ectodini

Genus
Xenotilapia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
30-Jan-2008

Xenotilapia spilopterus Poll & Stewart, 1975


Original description as Xenotilapia spilopterus:

  • Poll, Max & D. J. Stewart. 1975. "A new cichlid fish of the genus Xenotilapia from Lake Tanganyika, Zambia (Pisces, Cichlidae)". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. 89 (4); pp. 919-924 (crc00350)

Conservation: Xenotilapia spilopterus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2006).

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