Adult from São Felix
An adult of Crenicichla phaiospilus from São Felix, lower Rio Xingú, Amazon basin [Brazil], in the aquarium of Frank Warzel [Germany].Photo by Frank Warzel.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Crenicichla

Group
Acutirostris

Status
valid


Crenicichla phaiospilus Kullander, 1991


Original description as Crenicichla phaiospilus:

ZooBank:F15343A6-0024-4951-ADAD-084C8573DA64.

  • Kullander, Sven. 1991. "Crenicichla phaiospilus and C. percna, two new species of pike cichlids (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Rio Xingu, Brazil". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. pp. 351-360 (crc00202)

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

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