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Chromichthys elongatus
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Chromichthys elongatus


Chromichthys elongatus was originally described as Chromichthys elongatus by Guichenot in 1861. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Central and western Africa; introduced in Hawaiian Islands.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
AuthorNI   Guichenot
Qualification   in Duméril
Year   1861
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Chromichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Chromichthys
Original Name   Chromichthys        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Chromichthys elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chromichthys elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Chromichthys
Original Author   Guichenot
Original AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
Original Qualification   in Duméril
Original Year   1861
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Gabon.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Blanc 1962:204 [ref. 20868].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN A-1111
Journal   Arch. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. (Paris)
Citation   v. 10 [for 1858]
Page   257
Illustrations   Pl. 22 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Hemichromis elongatus
Current Species   elongatus
Current Genus   Hemichromis
Current AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Guichenot
Current Year   1861
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Central and western Africa; introduced in Hawaiian Islands.

Current Summary   Synonym of Hemichromis elongatus  (Guichenot 1861). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Hemichromis elongatus  (Guichenot 1861) -- (Daget & Teugels 1991:189 [ref. 20957], Skelton 1993:294 [ref. 24071], Fuller et al. 1999:431 [ref. 25838], Skelton 2001:294 [ref. 27406], Mundy 2005:420 [ref. 28379], Stiassny et al. 2007:341 [ref. 30045], Marshall 2011:210 [ref. 31755] dated 1859).

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