Fossorochromis

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: Fossorochromis
Species: F. rostratus

Name

Fossorochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989:275

Type species: Tilapia rostrata Boulenger, 1899. Type by original designation (also monotypic).

References

* 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.
* Snoeks, J. & M. Hanssens 2004: Identification guidelines to other non-mbuna. pp. 266-310 in: Snoeks, J. (ed). The cichlid diversity of Lake Malawi/Nyasa/Niassa: identification, distribution and taxonomy. Cichlid Press, El Paso, Texas: 1-360.

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