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Rhamphochromis leptosoma
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Rhamphochromis leptosoma

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Rhamphochromis leptosoma was originally described as Rhamphochromis leptosoma by Regan in 1922. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   leptosoma
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1922
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily  
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Rhamphochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Rhamphochromis
Original Name   Rhamphochromis        
Taxon Name   leptosoma
Original Combination   Rhamphochromis leptosoma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Rhamphochromis leptosoma
OriginalSubGenus   Rhamphochromis
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   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1908.10.27.63
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1921 (pt 4) (no. 36)
Page   726

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Rhamphochromis esox
Current Species esox
Current Genus Rhamphochromis
Current AuthorWI Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI Boulenger
Current Year 1908
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Inhabits the open waters. Adults regularly encountered near sandy beaches in the shallows. Piscivore, feeds on small Utaka and Usipa (@Engraulicypris sardella@) (Ref. 5595).
   

Current Summary   Synonym of Rhamphochromis esox  (Boulenger 1908). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Rhamphochromis leptosoma Regan 1922 -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:317 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:423 [ref. 20944]). •Synonym of Rhamphochromis esox (Boulenger 1908) -- (Turner et al. 2004:211 [ref. 28114], Konings 2016:170 [ref. 34521]).

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brevis Rhamphochromis brevis Trewavas [E.] 1935Valid
esox Rhamphochromis esox (Boulenger [G. A.] 1908)Valid
ferox Rhamphochromis ferox Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
longiceps Rhamphochromis longiceps (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
lucius Rhamphochromis lucius Ahl [E.] 1926Synonym
macrophthalmus Rhamphochromis macrophthalmus Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
melanotus Rhamphochromis melanotus Ahl [E.] 1926Synonym
woodi Rhamphochromis woodi Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
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