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Haplochromis aelocephalus
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Haplochromis aelocephalus

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Haplochromis aelocephalus was originally described as Haplochromis aelocephalus by Greenwood in 1959. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Victoria.
Species   aelocephalus
AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.]
AuthorNI   Greenwood
Qualification   ---
Year   1959
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Haplochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Haplochromis
Original Name   Haplochromis        
Taxon Name   aelocephalus
Original Combination   Haplochromis aelocephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Haplochromis aelocephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Haplochromis
Original Author   Greenwood
Original AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1959
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Igwe Island, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza], Uganda.
Types   Paratypes: BMNH 1958.1.16.215 (1), .216 (1), .217 (1), .218-224 (7), .225-228 (4), .229-231 (3), .232-233 (2), .234-235 (2), .236-242 (7), .243 (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1958.1.16.244
Journal   Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Zool.
Citation   v. 5 (no. 7)
Page   214
Illustrations   Fig. 12

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Haplochromis aelocephalus
Current Species   aelocephalus
Current Genus   Haplochromis
Current AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Greenwood
Current Year   1959
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Inhabits areas with firm substrate (sand and rock) (Ref. 4983). Gut contents showed that this species preys on a variety of invertebrate animals and possibly even small fish. Predominant food organisms were insects (esp. dipterous larvae but also Ephemero
Depth Range From 0 to 13 meters.
   
Distribution Eastern Africa: Lake Victoria.

Current Summary   Valid as Haplochromis aelocephalus  Greenwood 1959. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Haplochromis aelocephalus  Greenwood 1959 -- (van Oijen et al. 1991:103 [ref. 20956]).

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acidens Haplochromis acidens Greenwood [P. H.] 1967Valid
acuticeps Haplochromis acuticeps (Steindachner [F.] 1866)Synonym
acutirostris Haplochromis acutirostris Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
adolphifrederici Haplochromis adolphifrederici (Boulenger [G. A.] 1914)Valid
aeneocolor Haplochromis aeneocolor Greenwood [P. H.] 1973Valid
ahli Haplochromis ahli Trewavas [E.] 1935Synonym
akika Haplochromis akika Lippitsch [E.] 2003Valid
albertianus Haplochromis albertianus Regan [C. T.] 1929Valid
albolabris Haplochromis albolabris Trewavas [E.] & Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1969Synonym
alluaudi Haplochromis alluaudi (Pellegrin [J.] 1904)Synonym
altigenis Haplochromis altigenis Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
ampullarostratus Haplochromis ampullarostratus Schraml [E.] 2004Valid
anaphyrmus Haplochromis anaphyrmus Burgess [W. E.] & Axelrod [H. R.] 1973Synonym
angustifrons Haplochromis angustifrons Boulenger [G. A.] 1914Valid
annectans Haplochromis annectans Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
annectens Haplochromis annectens Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
annectidens Haplochromis annectidens Trewavas [E.] 1933Valid
antleter Haplochromis antleter Mietes [M.] & Witte [F.] in de Zeeuw et al. 2010Valid
apogonoides Haplochromis apogonoides Greenwood [P. H.] 1967Valid
arcanus Haplochromis arcanus Greenwood [P. H.] & Gee [J. M.] 1969Valid
argens Haplochromis argens Witte [F.] 1984Not available
argens Haplochromis argens de Zeeuw [M. P.], Westbroek [I.] & Witte [F.] in de Zeeuw, Westbroek, van Oijen & Witte 2013Valid
argenteus Haplochromis argenteus Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
argyrosoma Haplochromis argyrosoma Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
artaxerxes Haplochromis artaxerxes Greenwood [P. H.] 1962Valid
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