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Haplochromis melanopterus
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Haplochromis melanopterus

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Haplochromis melanopterus was originally described as Haplochromis melanopterus by Trewavas in 1928. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Victoria.
Species   melanopterus
AuthorWI   Trewavas [E.]
AuthorNI   Trewavas
Qualification   ---
Year   1928
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   melanopterus
Original Combination   Haplochromis melanopterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Haplochromis melanopterus
OriginalSubGenus   Haplochromis
Original Author   Trewavas
Original AuthorWI   Trewavas [E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1928
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Smith Sound, Tanganyika Territory, 2°33'S, 32°50'E, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza], Tanzania.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1928.5.30.19
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 10)
Citation   v. 2 (no. 7)
Page   95

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Haplochromis melanopterus
Current Species   melanopterus
Current Genus   Haplochromis
Current AuthorWI   Trewavas [E.]
Current AuthorNI   Trewavas
Current Year   1928
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Holotype collected from an area with a mud bottom (Ref. 4983). The stomach of the specimen which was examined was packed with early embryos of a cichlid fish (Ref. 558).
   
Distribution Eastern Africa: Lake Victoria.

Current Summary   Valid as Haplochromis melanopterus  Trewavas 1928. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Haplochromis melanopterus  Trewavas 1928 -- (Greenwood 1959:192 [ref. 20616], van Oijen et al. 1991:144 [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
aelocephalus Haplochromis aelocephalus Greenwood [P. H.] 1959Valid
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
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