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Haplotaxodon melanoides
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Haplotaxodon melanoides


Haplotaxodon melanoides was originally described as Haplotaxodon melanoides by Poll in 1984. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanoides
AuthorWI   Poll [M.]
AuthorNI   Poll
Qualification   ---
Year   1984
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Haplotaxodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Haplotaxodon
Original Name   Haplotaxodon        
Taxon Name   melanoides
Original Combination   Haplotaxodon melanoides
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Haplotaxodon melanoides
OriginalSubGenus   Haplotaxodon
Original Author   Poll
Original AuthorWI   Poll [M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1984
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   5 miles east of Albertville [Kalemie], Democratic Republic of Congo, Lake Tanganyika, depth 70-100 meters.
Types   Paratypes: BMNH (17, not found); IRSNB 725 (15); MRAC 112548 (1), 112538-44 (7), 112549-58 (10).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:32 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:45 [ref. 21528].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MRAC 112547
Journal   Rev. Zool. Afr.
Citation   v. 98 (no. 3)
Page   680
Illustrations   Fig. 1B

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Benthochromis melanoides
Current Species melanoides
Current Genus Benthochromis
Current AuthorWI Poll [M.]
Current AuthorNI Poll
Current Year 1984
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Benthochromis melanoides  (Poll 1984). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Benthochromis melanoides (Poll 1984) -- (Maréchal & Poll 1991:25 [ref. 20946], Poll & Gosse 1995:241 [ref. 24781], Takahashi 2008:603 [ref. 29499], Konings 2015:382 [ref. 34660], Konings 2019:405 [ref. 36983]).

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microlepis Haplotaxodon microlepis Boulenger [G. A.] 1906Valid
tricoti Haplotaxodon tricoti Poll [M.] 1948Synonym
trifasciatus Haplotaxodon trifasciatus Takahashi [T.] & Nakaya [K.] 1999Synonym
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