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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
Tribus: Haplochromini
Genus: Neochromis
Species: N. fuscus - N. gigas - N. greenwoodi - N. nigricans - N. omnicaeruleus - N. rufocaudalis - N. serridens
The above species are sometimes referred to Haplochromis


* Neochromis Regan, 1920: 45
o Type species: Tilapia simotes Boulenger, 1911 - now a junior subjective synonym of Neochromis nigricans (Boulenger, 1906)
o Type by original designation [also monotypic]
* Synonymy
o Treated as synonym of Haplochromis by van Oijen et al., 1991: 101 and van Oijen, 1996
o Treated as valid genus by Poll & Gosse, 1995: 284 and Seehausen et al., 1998: 139


* Oijen, M.J.P. van 1996: The generic classification of the haplochromine cichlids of Lake Victoria, East Africa. Zoologische verhandelingen, 302: 57-110. ISSN: 0024-1652
* Oijen, M.J.P. van, Snoeks, J., Skelton, P.H., Maréchal, C. and Teugels, G.G. 1991: Haplochromis (pp. 100-184). In: Daget et al. 1991. Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa. CLOFFA 4.
* Poll, M. & Gosse, J.-P. 1995: Genera des poissons d'eau douce de l'Afrique. Mémoire de la Classe des Sciences. Académie royale de Belgique. Genera des poissons d'eau douce de l'Afrique 9: 1-324.
* Regan, C.T. 1920: The classification of the fishes of the family Cichlidae.--I. The Tanganyika genera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) 5 (25): 33-53. BHL
* Seehausen, O., Lippitsch, E., Bouton, N. and Zwennes, H. 1998: Mbipi, the rock-dwelling cichlids of Lake Victoria: description of three new genera and fifteen new species. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 9 (2): 129-228. ISSN 0936-9902

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