Adult in the aquarium
An adult of Lepidiolamprologus mimicus from Fulwe Rocks in southern Tanzania, Lake Tanganyika in the aquarium.Photo by Mark Smith. (04-Feb-2004). determiner Mark Smith

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Lamprologini

Genus
Lepidiolamprologus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
06-May-2013

Lepidiolamprologus mimicus Schelly, Takahashi, Bills & Hori, 2007


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Original description as Lepidiolamprologus mimicus:

ZooBank:6DFD2075-538F-4FAB-B365-1B948BDE9169.

  • Schelly, Robert & T. Takahashi, R. Bills & M. Hori. 2007. "The first case of aggressive mimicry among lamprologines in a new species of Lepidiolamprologus (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Tanganyika". Zootaxa. n.1638, pp. 39-49 (crc01493) (abstract)

Conservation: Lepidiolamprologus mimicus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.