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Pelmatochromis melanostigma


Pelmatochromis melanostigma was originally described as Pelmatochromis melanostigma by Boulenger in 1906. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanostigma
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1906
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Pelmatochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Pelmatochromis
Original Name   Pelmatochromis        
Taxon Name   melanostigma
Original Combination   Pelmatochromis melanostigma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pelmatochromis melanostigma
OriginalSubGenus   Pelmatochromis
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1906
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lake Tanganyika.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1906.9.8.170 (1) Kituta, .171 (1) Lofu, .172 (1) Kaboge, .173-174 (2) Uvira, and .175-178 (4) Nyamkolo, 1907.9.8.178 (1, skeleton); MNHN 1906-0011 [ex BMNH] (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Blanc 1962:220 [ref. 20868].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   v. 17 (pt 6, no. 1)
Page   567
Illustrations   Pl. 39 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Callochromis melanostigma
Current Species   melanostigma
Current Genus Callochromis
Current AuthorWI Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1906
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Callochromis melanostigma  (Boulenger 1906). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Callochromis melanostigma (Boulenger 1906) -- (Maréchal & Poll 1991:33 [ref. 20946], Konings 2015:220 [ref. 34660], Konings 2019:234 [ref. 36983]).

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annectens Pelmatochromis annectens Boulenger [G. A.] 1913Synonym
ansorgii Pelmatochromis ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1901Synonym
arnoldi Pelmatochromis arnoldi Boulenger [G. A.] 1912Synonym
auritus Pelmatochromis auritus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1901)Synonym
aurocephalus Pelmatochromis aureocephalus Meinken [H.] 1960Synonym
batesii Pelmatochromis batesii Boulenger [G. A.] 1901Synonym
bellodorsalis Pelmatochromis bellodorsalis Brüning [C.] 1930In family
boulengeri Pelmatochromis boulengeri Lönnberg [E.] 1903Synonym
buettikoferi Pelmatochromis buettikoferi (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Valid
calliptera Pelmatochromis calliptera Pellegrin [J.] 1929Synonym
camerunensis Pelmatochromis camerunensis Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1968Synonym
caudifasciatus Pelmatochromis caudifasciatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1913Synonym
cavifrons Pelmatochromis cavifrons (Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1888)Synonym
cerasogaster Pelmatochromis cerasogaster (Boulenger [G. A.] 1899)Synonym
congicus Pelmatochromis congicus Boulenger [G. A.] 1897Synonym
corbali Pelmatochromis corbali (Boulenger [G. A.] 1913)Synonym
darlingi Pelmatochromis darlingi Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
dimidiatus Pelmatochromis dimidiatus Pellegrin [J.] 1900Synonym
dorsalis Pelmatochromis dorsalis (Pellegrin [J.] 1902)Synonym
exsul Pelmatochromis exsul Trewavas [E.] 1933Synonym
flavipinnis Pelmatochromis flavipinnis Boulenger [G. A.] 1906Synonym
frontosus Pelmatochromis frontosus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1906)Synonym
genisquamulatus Pelmatochromis genisquamulatus Pellegrin [J.] 1914Synonym
guentheri Pelmatochromis guentheri (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1882)Synonym
guentheri Pelmatochromis guentheri Boulenger [G. A.] 1896Synonym
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