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Otopharynx tetrastigma

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: Otopharynx
Species: Otopharynx tetrastigma


Otopharynx tetrastigma (Günther, 1894)

Lectotype: BMNH 1893.11.15.34. [Paralectotypes: BMNH 1893.11.15.38-47 (14), 1893.11.15.48 (1, dry), 1897.6.9.268-269 (2)]. Lectotype designated by Eccles & Trewavas, 1989:160.

Type locality: Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa] and upper Shire River, southeastern Africa.


* Astatotilapia johnstoni (non Günther, 1893)
* Chromis tetrastigma Günther, 1894
* Cyrtocara tetrastigma (Günther, 1894)
* Haplochromis tetrastigma (Günther, 1894)
* Tilapia johnstoni (non Günther, 1893)
* Tilapia tetrastigma (Günther, 1894)


* Günther, A. 1894: Second report on the reptiles, batrachians, and fishes transmitted by Mr. H. H. Johnston, C. B., from British Central Africa. Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London, 1893 (pt. 4): 616-628, Pls. 53-57.
* Eccles, D.H. & E. Trewavas 1989: Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera. Lake Fish Movies, H. W. Dieckhoff, West Germany: 1-334.
* FishBase link : species Otopharynx tetrastigma (Mirror site)

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