Adult at Sibwesa
An adult of Tylochromis polylepis at Sibwesa, Lake Tanganyika [Tanzania].Photo by Ad Konings. (30-Sep-2005). determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Tylochromini

Genus
Tylochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
17-Jul-2007

Tylochromis polylepis (Boulenger, 1900)


Original description as Pelmatochromis polylepis:

ZooBank:67B24BAC-98AA-4648-9354-B2FD0DAB4B51.

  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1900. "Matériaux pour la faune du Congo. Poissons nouveaux du Congo. Sixième Partie. Mormyres, Characins, Cyprins, Silures, Acanthoptérygiens, Dipneustes". Annales du Musée du Congo Belge. v. 1; (n. 6); pp. 129-164 (crc01392)

Conservation: Tylochromis polylepis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006).

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