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Platygnathochromis melanonotus
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Platygnathochromis melanonotus

(Regan 1922)

Platygnathochromis melanonotus was originally described as Haplochromis melanonotus by Regan in 1922. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae. It is commonly known as Haplochromis yellow black line and is known Haplochromis yellow black line in Malawi. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanonotus
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1922
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Platygnathochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Platygnathochromis
Original Name   Haplochromis        
Taxon Name   melanonotus
Original Combination   Haplochromis melanonotus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Haplochromis melanonotus
OriginalSubGenus   Haplochromis
Original Author   Regan
Original AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1922
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   BMNH 1921.9.6.163
Page   708
Illustrations   Fig. 21

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Mylochromis melanonotus
Current Species melanonotus
Current Genus Mylochromis
Current AuthorWI Regan [C. T.]
Current AuthorNI Regan
Current Year 1922
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Depth Range From 15 to 18 meters.

Current Summary   Synonym of Mylochromis melanonotus  (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Platygnathochromis melanonotus (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:228 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:381 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis melanonotus (Regan 1922) -- (Turner & Howarth 2001:206 [ref. 25642], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:288 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:174 [ref. 34521]).

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