Paratype
Paratype of Haplochromis coprologus at the National Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden, Netherlands (RMNH 80967). The picture shows a preserved male in sexually active coloration with a standard length of 71 mm. Photo by Anker, G.C. & Barel, C.N.D.. determiner Frans Witte

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Haplochromis

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
21-Nov-2010

Haplochromis coprologus Niemantsverdriet & Witte, 2010


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Original description as Haplochromis coprologus:

ZooBank:4738DF7D-A8D8-4490-9791-40F55DFFB451.

  • de Zeeuw, Marnix P & M. Mietes, P. Niemantsverdriet, S. ter Huurne & F. Witte. 2010. "Seven new species of detritivorous and phytoplanktivorous haplochromines from Lake Victoria". Zoologische Mededelingen. 84: 201-250 (2010) (crc02729) (abstract)

Conservation: Haplochromis coprologus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (CR) critically endangered (2010).