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Haplochromis virginalis
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Haplochromis virginalis


Haplochromis virginalis was originally described as Haplochromis virginalis by Iles in 1960. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi.
Species   virginalis
AuthorWI   Iles [T. D.]
AuthorNI   Iles
Qualification   ---
Year   1960
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Haplochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Haplochromis
Original Name   Haplochromis        
Taxon Name   virginalis
Original Combination   Haplochromis virginalis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Haplochromis virginalis
OriginalSubGenus   Haplochromis
Original Author   Iles
Original AuthorWI   Iles [T. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1960
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Nkata Bay, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa.
Types   Paratypes: (39) BMNH 1962.10.18.32 (1), 1962.10.18.33-50 (18).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1962.10.18.31
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 13)
Citation   v. 2 (no. 17) [1959]
Page   262
Illustrations   Fig. 3

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Copadichromis virginalis
Current Species   virginalis
Current Genus   Copadichromis
Current AuthorWI   Iles [T. D.]
Current AuthorNI   Iles
Current Year   1960
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi.

Current Summary   Synonym of Copadichromis virginalis  (Iles 1960). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   • Questionably a synonym of Copadichromis cyaneus  (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:306 [ref. 13547] and valid on p. 310). • Valid as Copadichromis virginalis  (Iles 1960) -- (Maréchal 1991:58 [ref. 20944], Stauffer & Sato 2002:91 [ref. 26070], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:275 [ref. 28117], Stauffer & Konings 2006:12 [ref. 28633]).

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Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
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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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