Male at Cape Kachese
A male of Xenotilapia spilopterus at Kachese, Lake Tanganyika [Zambia]. Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Ectodini

Genus
Xenotilapia

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
30-Jan-2008

Xenotilapia spilopterus Poll & Stewart, 1975


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Original description as Xenotilapia spilopterus:

ZooBank:FE84F7B2-CA63-43AC-A651-D578A2B101D5.

  • Poll, Max & D.J. Stewart. 1975. "A new cichlid fish of the genus Xenotilapia from Lake Tanganyika, Zambia (Pisces, Cichlidae)". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. 89(4):919-924 (crc00350)

Conservation: Xenotilapia spilopterus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2006).