Adult in the aquarium
An adult of Amphilophus xiloaensis from a strain brought back by Jean-Claude Nourissat, in the aquarium of Martine Peyssou [France].Photo by Patrick Tawil. (26-Mar-2011).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Amphilophus

Group
Citrinellus

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
04-Jul-2008

Amphilophus xiloaensis Stauffer & McKaye, 2002


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Original description as Amphilophus xiloaensis:

ZooBank:D42ECCB2-594A-424A-B6BB-78BA50FDF52A.

  • Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & McKaye. 2002. "Descriptions of Three New Species of Cichlid Fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Xiloá, Nicaragua". Cuadernos de investigacion de la Universided de Centro América. v. 12; 1-18 (crc00010) (abstract)

Conservation: Amphilophus xiloaensis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2019).