Male in the aquarium
A male of Pseudosimochromis pleurospilus in the aquarium of Anton Lamboj [Austria].Photo by Anton Lamboj. (11-May-2008). determiner Thomas Andersen

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Pseudosimochromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
13-Oct-2008

Pseudosimochromis pleurospilus (Nelissen, 1978)


Original description as Simochromis pleurospilus:

  • Nelissen, Mark H.J. 1978. "Description of Simochromis pleurospilus sp. nov. a sibling species of S. babaulti from Lake Tanganyika (Pisces, Cichlidae).". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. v. 92(n. 3), pp. 627-638 (crc01455)

Conservation: Pseudosimochromis pleurospilus 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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