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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   ---
Tribe   ---
Original Genus   Orthochromis
Original Family   Cichlidae
Original Sub Family   ---
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 Year   1954
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily   Serraninae
Current Summary   Valid as Orthochromis  Greenwood 1954. Cichlidae.
 
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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