Holotype at BMNH
The holotype (BMNH1935.6.14.1475) and only specimen of Stigmatochromis pleurospilus which is a juvenile barely 4 cm long standard length collected at Lupembe Sandbank at the northwestern end of Lake Malawi [Tanzania].Photo by Ad Konings. (10-Mar-2009). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Stigmatochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Stigmatochromis pleurospilus (Trewavas, 1935)


Original description as Haplochromis pleurospilus:

ZooBank:81152894-1C2C-4BDF-980D-5985C52356D4.

  • Trewavas, Ethelwynn. 1935. "A Synopsis of the Cichlid Fishes of Lake Nyasa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Series 10; pp. 65-118 (crc00118)

Conservation: Stigmatochromis pleurospilus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2018).

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