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Pharyngochromis acuticeps
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Pharyngochromis acuticeps

(Steindachner 1866)

Pharyngochromis acuticeps was originally described as Chromis acuticeps by Steindachner in 1866. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is commonly known as Zambesi bream. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Central and southern Africa.
Species   acuticeps
AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
AuthorNI   Steindachner
Qualification   ---
Year   1866
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Pharyngochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Pharyngochromis
Original Name   Chromis        
Taxon Name   acuticeps
Original Combination   Chromis acuticeps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chromis acuticeps
OriginalSubGenus   Chromis
Original Author   Steindachner
Original AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1866
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Angola.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   NMW 32877
Page   764
Illustrations   Pl. 15 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Pharyngochromis acuticeps
Current Species   acuticeps
Current Genus   Pharyngochromis
Current AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Steindachner
Current Year   1866
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Central and southern Africa.

Current Summary   Valid as Pharyngochromis acuticeps  (Steindachner 1866). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Haplochromis acuticeps  (Steindachner 1866) -- (van Oijen et al. 1991:102 [ref. 20956]). • Valid as Pharyngochromis acuticeps  (Steindachner 1866) -- (Greenwood 1992:39 [ref. 21075], Skelton 1993:301 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:301 [ref. 27406], Marshall 2011:214 [ref. 31755]).

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arnoldi Pharyngochromis arnoldi (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1917)Synonym
darlingi Pharyngochromis darlingi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1911)Synonym
rumsayi Pharyngochromis rumsayi (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1917)Uncertain
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