Male in the aquarium
A male of Lithochromis xanthopteryx in the aquarium of Greg Steeves, Canyon Lake,Texas [USA].Photo by Greg Steeves. (18-Mar-2006). determiner Greg Steeves

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Lithochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
09-Nov-2007

Lithochromis xanthopteryx Seehausen & Bouton, 1998


Original description as Lithochromis xanthopteryx:

ZooBank:6CB931F8-C65C-4DC6-A100-8F1936FD1851.

  • Seehausen, Ole & E. Lippitsch, N. Bouton and H. Zwennes. 1998. "Mbipi, the rock-dwelling cichlids of Lake Victoria: description of three new genera and fifteen new species". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 9 (n. 2), pp. 129-228 (crc00316) (abstract)
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Conservation: Lithochromis xanthopteryx is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2010).

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