Male at Mazinzi Reef
A territorial male of Stigmatochromis melanchros at Mazinzi Reef, Lake Malawi [Malawi] at a depth of about 10 m.Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Stigmatochromis

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Stigmatochromis melanchros Stauffer, Cleaver-Yoder & Konings, 2011


Original description as Stigmatochromis melanchros:

ZooBank:4B451ED7-FE88-42F4-9E0D-72AF54443A07.

  • Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & R.M. Cleaver-Yoder & A. Konings. 2011. "Two new species of Stigmatochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake MalaĆ”i, Africa". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. v. 124(n. 3), pp. 212-222 (crc03872) (abstract)

Conservation: Stigmatochromis melanchros is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).

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