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Yssichromis fusiformis
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Yssichromis fusiformis

(Greenwood & Gee 1969)

Yssichromis fusiformis was originally described as Haplochromis fusiformis by Greenwood & Gee in 1969. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   fusiformis
AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.] & Gee [J. M.]
AuthorNI   Greenwood & Gee
Qualification   ---
Year   1969
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Yssichromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus   Yssichromis
Original Name   Haplochromis        
Taxon Name   fusiformis
Original Combination   Haplochromis fusiformis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Haplochromis fusiformis
OriginalSubGenus   Haplochromis
Original Author   Greenwood & Gee
Original AuthorWI   Greenwood [P. H.] & Gee [J. M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1969
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pseudocrenilabrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Buvuma Channel, west of Nienda and Vuga Islands, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza], Uganda, depth 108 feet.
Types   Paratypes: (9 of following) BMNH 1968.8.30.29-38 (10).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1968.8.30.28
Journal   Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Zool.
Citation   v. 18 (no. 1)
Page   32
Illustrations   Fig. 20

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Yssichromis fusiformis
Current Species fusiformis
Current Genus Yssichromis
Current AuthorWI Greenwood [P. H.] & Gee [J. M.]
Current AuthorNI Greenwood & Gee
Current Year 1969
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Pseudocrenilabrinae Pseudocrenilabrinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Occurs in off-shore areas with a mud substrate (Ref. 4983). Feeds on insects (Ref. 558).
Depth Range From 27 to 33 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Yssichromis fusiformis  (Greenwood & Gee 1969). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Haplochromis fusiformis Greenwood & Gee 1969 -- (van Oijen et al. 1991:127 [ref. 20956]). •Valid as Yssichromis fusiformis (Greenwood & Gee 1969) based on placement of type species.

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