Male at Chidunga Rocks
A male of Mchenga thinos at Chidunga Rocks, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Mchenga

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Mchenga thinos (Stauffer, LoVullo & McKaye, 1993)


Original description as Copadichromis thinos:

ZooBank:236BEDE7-74A8-45D3-990B-54FF600623D9.

  • Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & LoVullo, T. J. & K. R. McKaye. 1993. "Three new sand-dwelling cichlids from Lake Malawi, Africa, with a discussion of the status of the genus Copadichromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae)". Copeia. pp. 1017-1027 (crc00969)

Conservation: Mchenga thinos is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006).

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