Male at Luwino Reef
A male of Cynotilapia aurifrons at Luwino Reef, Lake Malawi [Malawi]. Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Genus
Cynotilapia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
06-Nov-2013

Cynotilapia aurifrons (Tawil, 2011)


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Original description as Microchromis aurifrons:

ZooBank:A5FB16D0-0469-4D76-8A5F-C7B61D4F8D7B.

  • Tawil, Patrick. 2011. "Description of a new cichlid species from Lake Malawi, with reexamination of Cynotilapia afra (G√ľnther, 1893) and Microchromis zebroides Johnson, 1975". Cybium. v. 35(n. 3), pp. 201-211 (crc04046) (abstract)

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