Melanochromis

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: Melanochromis
Species: M. auratus - M. baliodigma - M. brevis - M. chipokae - M. dialeptos - M. heterochromis - M. joanjohnsonae - M. kaskazini - M. labrosus - M. lepidiadaptes - M. loriae - M. melanopterus - M. mossambiquensis - M. parallelus - M. robustus - M. simulans - M. vermivorus - M. wochepa

Name

Melanochromis Trewavas, 1935

Synonyms

* Melanochromis Trewavas, 1935: 77. Type species: Melanochromis melanopterus Trewavas, 1935, by original designation.

References

* Konings-Dudin, G.; Konings, A.F.; Stauffer, J.R., jr. 2009: Descriptions of three new species of Melanochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) and a redescription of M. vermivorus. Zootaxa, 2076: 37-59. PDF
* Tawil, P. 2002: Notes sur le genre Melanochromis et l'appartenance générique de Pseudotropheus johannii Eccles, 1973, et espèces apparentées. L'an Cichlidé, 2: 61–68.
* Trewavas, E. 1935: A synopsis of the cichlid fishes of Lake Nyasa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10), 16(91): 65-118.
* Bowers, N. & J.R. Stauffer, Jr. 1997: Eight new species of rock-dwelling cichlids of the genus Melanochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 8(1): 49-70.

Vernacular names
English: Mbuna Fish

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