Holotype
Holotype of Protomelas macrodon BMNH 1906.9.6.145.Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Haplochromini

Genus
Protomelas

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Jun-2011

Protomelas macrodon Eccles, 1989


Original description as Protomelas macrodon:

ZooBank:57E1C9C2-82A3-43A5-88BD-69B4C055C4AF.

  • Eccles, David H. & E. Trewavas. 1989. "Malawian cichlid fishes. The Classification of some Haplochromine genera". Lake Fish Movies, Herten, West Germany. pp 1-334 (crc00063)

Conservation: Protomelas macrodon is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2018).

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