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Superregnum : Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Cichlomorphae
Ordo: Cichliformes

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribus: Chromidotilapiini
Genus: Thysochromis
Species: T. annectens – T. ansorgii

Thysochromis Daget, 1988:97

Type species: Pelmatochromis ansorgii Boulenger, 1901. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Thysia Loiselle & Welcomme, 1972

Daget, J. 1988: Mutanda Ichthyologica: Thysochromis nom. nov. en replacement de Thysia (Pisces, Cichlidae). Cybium, 12(1): 97.
Dankwa, H.R., E.K. Abban & G.G. Teugels 1999: Freshwater fishes of Ghana: identification, distribution, ecological and economic importance. Annales de la Société Royale Zoologique de Belgique. 283: 1–53.

Thysochromis is a genus of cichlids native to West and Middle Africa.

There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[1]

Thysochromis annectens (Boulenger, 1913) (possibly conspecific with T. ansorgii)
Thysochromis ansorgii Boulenger, 1901


Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Thysochromis in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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