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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Labroidei
Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Genus: Danakilia
Species (2): D. dinicolai - D. franchettii


Danakilia Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969: xxxv

* Type species: Tilapia franchettii Vinciguerra, 1931
* Type by original designation
* Gender: feminine


* Stiassny, M.L.J.; De Marchi, G.; Lamboj, A. 2010: A new species of Danakilia (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from Lake Abaeded in the Danakil Depression of Eritrea (East Africa). Zootaxa, 2690: 43-52. Preview
* Thys van den Audenaerde, D.F.E. 1969: An annotated bibliography of Tilapia (Pisces, Cichlidae). Documentation Zoologique / Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale No. 14: i-xl + 1-406. (Date of this reference is 1969 not 1968 per the authoritative Catalog of Fishes)


* Nomenclator Zoologicus [no record]

Danakilia is a genus of cichlid fish containing two species, namely Danakilia franchettii and Danakilia dinicolai . Both species are endemic to Ethiopia.


* FishBase (2006) Eds. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. World Wide Web electronic publication. fishbase.org version (07/2006).

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