Male in the aquarium
A male of Amphilophus lyonsi in the aquarium of Gilles Bernauer [France].Photo by Gilles Bernauer. (09-May-2013).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Amphilophus

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
27-Apr-2009

Amphilophus lyonsi (Gosse, 1966)


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Original description as Cichlasoma lyonsi:

ZooBank:44F321D8-EB1E-42A8-AC7E-3ED1D22DD305.

  • Gosse, Jean-Pierre. 1966. "Poisson d'eau douce du versant pacifique du Costa Rica et de Panama récoltes par sa Majesté le Roi Léopold de Belgique". Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. pp. 1-24 (crc00143)
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Conservation: Amphilophus lyonsi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2019).