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Rhamphochromis brevis


Rhamphochromis brevis was originally described as Rhamphochromis brevis by Trewavas in 1935. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   brevis
AuthorWI   Trewavas [E.]
AuthorNI   Trewavas
Qualification   ---
Year   1935
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Rhamphochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Rhamphochromis
Original Name   Rhamphochromis        
Taxon Name   brevis
Original Combination   Rhamphochromis brevis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Rhamphochromis brevis
OriginalSubGenus   Rhamphochromis
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.
Types   Paralectotypes: (4) BMNH 1935.6.14.2183.
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1935.6.14.2182
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 10)
Citation   v. 16 (no. 91)
Page   112

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhamphochromis woodi
Current Species   woodi
Current Genus Rhamphochromis
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
Habitat Notes The few specimens collected were caught near rocky shores. Piscivorous (Ref. 5595).
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Rhamphochromis woodi  Regan 1922. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Rhamphochromis brevis  Trewavas 1935 -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:314 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:422 [ref. 20944]). • Almost certainly a synonym of Rhamchromis woodi  Regan 1922 -- (Turner et al. 2004:208, 213 [ref. 28114]).

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esox Rhamphochromis esox (Boulenger [G. A.] 1908)Valid
ferox Rhamphochromis ferox Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
leptosoma Rhamphochromis leptosoma Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
longiceps Rhamphochromis longiceps (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
lucius Rhamphochromis lucius Ahl [E.] 1926Synonym
macrophthalmus Rhamphochromis macrophthalmus Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
melanotus Rhamphochromis melanotus Ahl [E.] 1926Synonym
woodi Rhamphochromis woodi Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
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