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Variabilichromis moorii
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Variabilichromis moorii

(Boulenger 1898)

Variabilichromis moorii was originally described as Lamprologus moorii 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   moorii
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1898
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Variabilichromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Variabilichromis
Original Name   Lamprologus        
Taxon Name   moorii
Original Combination   Lamprologus moorii
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lamprologus moorii
OriginalSubGenus   Lamprologus
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1898
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mbity Rocks and Kinyamkolo, Lake Tanganyika.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1898.9.9.8-10 (3) Mbity Rocks, 1898.9.9.11-12 (2) Kinyamkolo; MCZ 32326 [ex BMNH] (1); MNHN 1898-0696 [ex BMNH] (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Blanc 1962:215 [ref. 20868].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1898 (pt 3)
Page   494

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Variabilichromis moorii
Current Species   moorii
Current Genus   Variabilichromis
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1898
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika.

Current Summary   Valid as Variabilichromis moorii  (Boulenger 1898). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Neolamprologus moorii  (Boulenger 1898) -- (Maréchal & Poll 1991:285 [ref. 20946], Schelly et al. 2003:3 [ref. 27431]). • Valid as Variabilichromis moorii  (Boulenger 1898) -- (authors).

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