Adult in the aquarium
An adult of Retroculus lapidifer in the aquarium of Frank Warzel [Germany]. Photo by Frank Warzel.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Retroculini

Genus
Retroculus


Last updated on:
07-Nov-2009

Retroculus lapidifer (de Castelnau, 1855)


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Original description as Chromys lapidifera:

ZooBank:D022D553-57A2-4D41-A6D6-D0854CE9FDFC.

  • de Laporte de Castelnau, Francis. 1855. "Poissons". Animaux nouveaux or rares recueillis pendant l'expédition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud, de Rio de Janeiro a Lima, et de Lima au Para; exécutée par ordre du gouvernement Français pen. I-XII + 1-112 (crc00186)

Synonyms (1):

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