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Orthochromis
Greenwood 1954

Genus   Orthochromis
AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.]
AuthorNI   Greenwood
Qualification   ---
Year   1954
Status   Valid
Gender   masculine
Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribe   ---
Original Genus   Orthochromis
Original AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.]
Original AuthorNI   Greenwood
Original Family   Cichlidae
Original Sub Family   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Original Year   1954
Gender   masculine

Type Species   Haplochromis malagaraziensis
Type Species AuthorWI   David [L.]
Type Species AuthorNI   David
Type Species Qualification   ---
Type Species Year   1937
Type Designation   Type by original designation (also monotypic).
Current Genus   Orthochromis
Current AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Greenwood
Current Year   1954
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Current Summary   Valid as Orthochromis  Greenwood 1954. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
 
Name History   • Synonym of Haplochromis  Hilgendorf 1888 -- (van Oijen et al. 1991:101 [ref. 20956]). • Synonym of Schwetzochromis  Poll 1948 -- (Roberts & Kullander 1994:120 [ref. 21382]). • Valid as Orthochromis  Greenwood 1954 -- (Greenwood 1979:295 [ref. 1898], Greenwood 1984:206 [ref. 5311], Poll 1986:42 [ref. 6136], Poll & Gosse 1995:227, 253 [ref. 24781], De Vos & Seegers 1998:375 [ref. 23662], Wamuini Lunkayilakio & Vreven 2010:280 [ref. 31038], Schedel et al. 2014:135 [ref. 33459]).
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