Adult in the Asososca Lagoon
An adult of Amphilophus tolteca in the asososca Lagoon [Nicaragua].Photo by Ad Konings.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Amphilophus

Group
Citrinellus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
01-Nov-2013

Amphilophus tolteca Recknagel, Kusche, Elmer & Meyer, 2013


Original description as Amphilophus tolteca:

ZooBank:553205BD-5467-4CE5-87C4-936970671283.

  • Recknagel, Hans & H. Kusche, K.R. Elmer & A. Meyer. 2013. "Two new endemic species in the Midas cichlid species complex from Nicaraguan crater lakes: Amphilophus tolteca and Amphilophus viridis (Perciformes, Cichlidae)". Aqua: International Journal of Ichthyology. v. 19(n. 4), pp. 207-224 (crc05757) (abstract)

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

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