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Rhamphochromis lucius


Rhamphochromis lucius was originally described as Rhamphochromis lucius by Ahl in 1926. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   lucius
AuthorWI   Ahl [E.]
AuthorNI   Ahl
Qualification   ---
Year   1926
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Rhamphochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Rhamphochromis
Original Name   Rhamphochromis        
Taxon Name   lucius
Original Combination   Rhamphochromis lucius
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Rhamphochromis lucius
OriginalSubGenus   Rhamphochromis
Original Author   Ahl
Original AuthorWI   Ahl [E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1926
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   angenburg, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa.
Types   Syntypes: (2) ZMB 32390 [? 223 and 303]
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin
Citation   1926
Page   59

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhamphochromis woodi
Current Species woodi
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 Occurs in the open water but is usually caught in deep levels. Piscivorous, Readily caught using Usipa (@Engraulicypris sardella@) as bait (Ref. 5595).

Current Summary   Synonym of Rhamphochromis esox  (Boulenger 1908). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Rhamphochromis lucius Ahl 1926 -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:314 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:423 [ref. 20944]). •Possible synonym of Rhamphochromis woodi Regan 1922 -- (Turner et al. 2004:203 [ref. 28114], Turner et al. 2004:212 [ref. 28114]). •Synonym of Rhamphochromis esox (Boulenger 1908) -- (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
leptosoma Rhamphochromis leptosoma Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
longiceps Rhamphochromis longiceps (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
macrophthalmus Rhamphochromis macrophthalmus Regan [C. T.] 1922Synonym
melanotus Rhamphochromis melanotus Ahl [E.] 1926Synonym
woodi Rhamphochromis woodi Regan [C. T.] 1922Valid
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