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Rhamphochromis longiceps

(Günther 1864)

Rhamphochromis longiceps was originally described as Hemichromis longiceps by Günther in 1864. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is commonly known as ---. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi and upper Shiré River.
Species   longiceps
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1864
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Rhamphochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Rhamphochromis
Original Name   Hemichromis        
Taxon Name   longiceps
Original Combination   Hemichromis longiceps
Original Genus   Hemichromis
Original Genus Species   Hemichromis longiceps
OriginalSubGenus   Hemichromis
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1864
Original Family   Cichlidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1863.12.21.5 (left and right half skins in spirit).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1864 (pt 2)
Page   313

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Rhamphochromis longiceps
Current Species   longiceps
Current Genus   Rhamphochromis
Current AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1864
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi and upper Shiré River.

Current Summary   Valid as Rhamphochromis longiceps  (Günther 1864). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Rhamphochromis longiceps  (Günther 1864) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:312 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:423 [ref. 20944], Turner et al. 2004:201 [ref. 28114]).

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brevis Rhamphochromis brevis Trewavas [E.] 1935Synonym
esox Rhamphochromis esox (Boulenger [G. A.] 1908)Valid
ferox Rhamphochromis ferox Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
leptosoma Rhamphochromis leptosoma Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
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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