Adult in the aquarium
An adult of Heterotilapia buttikoferi in the aquarium of the Museo di Storia Naturale, Pisa [Italy].Photo by Patrick Tawil. (21-Sep-2014). determiner Patrick Tawil

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Pseudocrenilabrinae

Tribe
Heterotilapiini

Genus
Heterotilapia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
29-Aug-2011

Heterotilapia buttikoferi (Hubrecht, 1881)


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Original description as Chromis buttikoferi:

ZooBank:08C4639A-A52C-43E9-A8D8-69AC732900E5.

  • Hubrecht, A. A. W.. 1881. "On a collection of fishes from the St. Paul's River, Liberia, with description of three new species". Notes from the Leyden Museum. v. 3(n. 2)(note XVII),pp. 66-71 (crc00201)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Heterotilapia buttikoferi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010).