Male at Maleri Island
A male of Metriaclima flavifemina at Maleri Island, Lake Malawi [Malawi].Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Metriaclima

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
29-Mar-2018

Metriaclima flavifemina Konings & Stauffer, 2006

Pseudotropheus Heteropictus.


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Original description as Metriaclima flavifemina:

ZooBank:112503FE-4089-4A90-AF1F-3411CA92A6ED.

  • Konings, Ad & Jay R. Stauffer. 2006. "Revised diagnosis of Metriaclima (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with description of a new species from Lake Malawi National Park, Africa". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 17; n.3; pp. 233-246 (crc01352)

Conservation: Metriaclima flavifemina is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. M. flavifemina is a common resident of the deeper intermediate habitat at all islands it occurs and no immediate or major threats are known.