Adult in the aquarium
An adult of Pterophyllum altum in the aquarium of Lee Newman; Vancouver, Canada.Photo by Lee Newman. determiner Lee Newman

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Pterophyllum

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Sep-2010

Pterophyllum altum Pellegrin, 1903


Original description as Pterophyllum altum:

ZooBank:08DD02C0-93B8-4728-A4CD-ED96258B6690.

  • Pellegrin, Jacques. 1903. "Cichlidé nouveau de l'Oubanghi appartenant au genre Lamprologus". Bulletin du Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle. Vol. 9: p 220-221 (crc00215)

Conservation: Pterophyllum altum is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.

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