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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. It is commonly known as Haplochromis yellow black line and is known in Malawi as Haplochromis yellow black line. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi.
Species   melanonotus
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1922
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Platygnathochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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   ---
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   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

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  
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Depth Range From 15 to 18 meters.
   
Distribution Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi.

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]).

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