Adult in the aquarium
Adult of Chaetobranchopsis orbicularis in the aquarium of Lee Newman [Canada]. Photo by Lee Newman.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Chaetobranchini

Genus
Chaetobranchopsis

Status
valid


Chaetobranchopsis orbicularis (Steindachner, 1875)


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Original description as Chaetobranchus orbicularis:

ZooBank:FA96E435-1EBC-446B-8347-1E1A1FCA9238.

  • Steindachner, Franz. 1875. "Beitr├Ąge der Kenntniss der Chromiden des Amazonenstromes". Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. v. 71 (pt. 1); pp. 61-137 (crc00103)

Synonyms (1):

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