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Telmatochromis vittatus

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Telmatochromis vittatus was originally described as Telmatochromis vittatus by Boulenger in 1898. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika.
Species   vittatus
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1898
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Telmatochromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Telmatochromis
Original Name   Telmatochromis        
Taxon Name   vittatus
Original Combination   Telmatochromis vittatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Telmatochromis vittatus
OriginalSubGenus   Telmatochromis
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1898
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mbity Rocks, Lake Tanganyika.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1898.9.9.19-20 (2).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1898 (pt 3)
Page   495

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Telmatochromis vittatus
Current Species   vittatus
Current Genus   Telmatochromis
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1898
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat benthopelagic        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Lives in rather deep water for such small species, specimens having been found as deep as 20 m, although they seem to prefer a range between 5 and 10 m. Swims in the open. Omnivorous, feeds on microorganisms (Ref. 6770). Usually solitary but form temporar
   
Distribution Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika.

Current Summary   Valid as Telmatochromis vittatus  Boulenger 1898. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Telmatochromis vittatus  Boulenger 1898 -- (Maréchal & Poll 1991:477 [ref. 20946], Hanssens & Snoeks 2001:641 [ref. 26024], Hanssens & Snoeks 2003:609 [ref. 27468], Takahashi 2004:430 [ref. 28105]).

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bifrenatus Telmatochromis bifrenatus Myers [G. S.] 1936Valid
brachygnathus Telmatochromis brachygnathus Hanssens [M.] & Snoeks [J.] 2003Valid
brichardi Telmatochromis brichardi Louisy [P.] 1989Valid
burgeoni Telmatochromis burgeoni Poll [M.] 1942Synonym
caninus Telmatochromis caninus Poll [M.] 1942Synonym
carinus Telmatochromis carinus Poll [M.] 1942Spelling
dhonti Telmatochromis dhonti (Boulenger [G. A.] 1919)Valid
lestradei Telmatochromis lestradei Poll [M.] 1942Synonym
macrolepis Telmatochromis macrolepis (Borodin [N. A.] 1931)Synonym
temporalis Telmatochromis temporalis Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Valid
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