Male in the aquarium
A male of Pseudocrenilabrus philander in the aquarium of Kjell Nilsson.Photo by Kjell Nilsson. determiner Rico Morgenstern

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Pseudocrenilabrus

Status
valid


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Published:

Last updated on:
30-Sep-2009

Pseudocrenilabrus philander (Weber, 1897)

Kupfermaulbrüter; Messingmaulbrüter; Southern Mouthbrooder.


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Original description as Chromis (Ctenochromis) philander:

ZooBank:51A8566D-F86C-4E0A-84B6-434A4467DE4C.

  • Weber, M. 1897. "Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Fauna von Süd-Afrika. I. Zur Kenntniss der Süsswasser-Fauna von Süd-Afrika". Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik (Jena). vol. 10; pp. 135-199 (crc00167)

Synonyms (2):

Sub-species:

Conservation: Pseudocrenilabrus philander is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018). Certain isolated populations of springs and sinkholes are threatened by introduced fishes, habitat change and pollution (Skelton, 2001).