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Lichnochromis acuticeps
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Lichnochromis acuticeps


Lichnochromis acuticeps was originally described as Lichnochromis acuticeps by Trewavas in 1935. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is commonly known as Malawi gar and is known Malawi gar in Malawi. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi.
Species   acuticeps
AuthorWI   Trewavas [E.]
AuthorNI   Trewavas
Qualification   ---
Year   1935
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Lichnochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Lichnochromis
Original Name   Lichnochromis        
Taxon Name   acuticeps
Original Combination   Lichnochromis acuticeps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lichnochromis acuticeps
OriginalSubGenus   Lichnochromis
Original Author   Trewavas
Original AuthorWI   Trewavas [E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1935
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1935.6.14.2283
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 10)
Citation   v. 16 (no. 91)
Page   117

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Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Lichnochromis acuticeps
Current Species   acuticeps
Current Genus Lichnochromis
Current AuthorWI Trewavas [E.]
Current AuthorNI   Trewavas
Current Year   1935
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Distribution Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi.

Current Summary   Valid as Lichnochromis acuticeps  Trewavas 1935. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Lichnochromis acuticeps  Trewavas 1935 -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:255 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:241 [ref. 20944]).

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