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Species in the genus Mylochromis: [ 22 ] records


anaphyrmus, Haplochromis Burgess [W. E.] & Axelrod [H. R.] 1973:95, Fig. 7 [Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 22 (no. 2); ref. 7557] 3 miles southeast of Monkey Bay, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa, depth 9 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 210699. •Valid as Maravichromis anaphyrmus (Burgess & Axelrod 1973) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:225 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:252 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis anaphyrmus (Burgess & Axelrod 1973) -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:287 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:336 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis anaphyrmus (Burgess & Axelrod 1973). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

balteatus, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:85, 97 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Karonga or Vua, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], Malawi, southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.2420. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.2421-2422 (2). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:211 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis balteatus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:210 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:252 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis balteatus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Konings 2016:302 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis balteatus (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

chekopae, Mylochromis Turner [G. F.] & Howarth [J. D.] 2001:206, Fig. 1 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 12 (no. 3); ref. 25642] Lake Malawi, southeastern arm, off Chekopa on the eastern shore, 13°53'S, 35°07'E, Malawi, depth 20 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1996.10.14.98. Paratypes: BMNH 1996.10.14.99-120 (22). •Valid as Mylochromis chekopae Turner & Howarth 2001 -- (Konings 2016:337 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis chekopae Turner & Howarth 2001. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

ensatus, Mylochromis Turner [G. F.] & Howarth [J. D.] 2001:208, Figs. 2-4 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 12 (no. 3); ref. 25642] Lake Malawi, southeastern arm, just north west of Boadzulu Island, 14°16'S, 35°10'E, Malawi, depth 15-23 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1996.10.14.121. Paratypes: BMNH 1996.10.14.122-130 (9). •Valid as Mylochromis ensatus Turner & Howarth 2001 -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:287 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:340 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis ensatus Turner & Howarth 2001. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

epichorialis, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:85, 97 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Deep Bay, Chilumba, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.2426. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.2427 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:213 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis epichorialis (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:213 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:252 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis epichorialis (Trewavas 1935) -- (Konings 2016:224 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis epichorialis (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

ericotaenia, Haplochromis Regan [C. T.] 1922:704, Fig. 17 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1921.9.15.148. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1921.9.15.149 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:206 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis ericotaenia (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:204 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:253 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis ericotaenia (Regan 1922) -- (Konings 2016:338 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis ericotaenia (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

formosus, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:86, 100 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Vau, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.1454. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.1455 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:227 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis formosus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:226 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:253 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis formosus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:287 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:350 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis formosus (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

gracilis, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:86, 100 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Monkey Bay, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.1456. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.1457-1458 (2). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:233 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Sciaenochromis gracilis (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:233 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:440 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:301 [ref. 28117]). •Valid as Mylochromis gracilis (Trewavas 1935) -- (Turner & Howarth 2001:206 [ref. 25642], Konings 2016:351 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis gracilis (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

guentheri, Haplochromis Regan [C. T.] 1922:707 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Syntypes: (8 + 1 skin) BMNH 1908.10.27.85 (1, holotype of Eccles & Trewavas). •Valid as Maravichromis guentheri (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:218 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:253 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis guentheri (Regan 1922) -- (Konings 2016:338 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis guentheri (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

incola, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:84, 96, Fig. 8 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Eastern shore of South East Arm between the Bar and Fort Maguire, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.2341. Paralectotypes: (17) BMNH 1935.6.14.2339-2340 (2), 1935.6.14.2342-2347 (6), 1935.6.14.1348-2355 (8), 1935.6.14.2356 (1); NMW 25630 (1); MNHN 1937-0186 [ex BMNH] (1). Type catalog: Blanc 1962:210 [ref. 20868]. Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:214 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis incola (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:213 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:254 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis incola (Trewavas 1935) -- (Konings 2016:300 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis incola (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

labidodon, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:84, 97 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Mwaya, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], Tanzania. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.2417. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.2416 (1), 1935.6.14.2417-2419 (3). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:210 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis labidodon (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:210 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:254 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis labidodon (Trewavas 1935) -- (Konings 2016:224 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis labidodon (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

lateristriga, Chromis Günther [A.] 1864:312 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1864 (pt 2); ref. 1979] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1864.1.9.59 (skin). •Valid as Maravichromis lateristriga (Günther 1864) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:215 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:255 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis lateristriga (Günther 1864) -- (Konings 2016:302 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis lateristriga (Günther 1864). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

melanonotus, Haplochromis Regan [C. T.] 1922:708, Fig. 21 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1921.9.6.163. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1921.9.6.164 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:229 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Platygnathochromis melanonotus (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:228 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:381 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis melanonotus (Regan 1922) -- (Turner & Howarth 2001:206 [ref. 25642], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:288 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:174 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis melanonotus (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

melanotaenia, Haplochromis Regan [C. T.] 1922:706, Fig. 20 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1921.9.6.151. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1921.9.6.152-153 (2). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:212 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis melanotaenia (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:211 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:255 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis melanotaenia (Regan 1922) -- (Konings 2016:336 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis melanotaenia (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

mola, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:84, 96 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Vua, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.2357. Paralectotypes: (4) BMNH 1935.6.14.2358-2359 (2), 1935.6.14.2360 (1), 1935.6.14.2361 (1), 1935.6.14.2362 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:222 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis mola (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:221 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:255 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis mola (Trewavas 1935) -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:287 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:301 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis mola (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

mollis, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:85, 98 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Monkey Bay, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Syntypes: (2) BMNH 1935.6.14.1334 (1). •Valid as Maravichromis mollis (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:220 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:256 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis mollis (Trewavas 1935) -- (Konings 2016:227 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis mollis (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

obtusus, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:86, 100 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] South West Arm between the Bar and Nkhudzi, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1935.6.14.1453. •Valid as Maravichromis obtusus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:225 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:256 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis obtusus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Konings 2016:271 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis obtusus (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

plagiotaenia, Haplochromis Regan [C. T.] 1922:706, Fig. 19 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1908.10.27.76. Paralectotypes: (16) BMNH 1908.10.27.77-82 (now 14), 1921.9.6.226 (1), one missing. Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:207 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis plagiotaenia (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:206 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:256 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis plagiotaenia (Regan 1922) -- (Konings 2016:301 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis plagiotaenia (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

semipalatus, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:85, 98 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Kaporo or Deep Bay, Chilumba, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.1321. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.1322-1323 (2). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:218 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis semipalatus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:217 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:257 [ref. 20944]). •Synonym of Mylochromis melanonotus (Regan 1922) -- (Turner & Howarth 2001:206 [ref. 25642], Konings 2016:339 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Mylochromis semipalatus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:288 [ref. 28117]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis semipalatus (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

sphaerodon, Haplochromis Regan [C. T.] 1922:703, Fig. 16 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1921.9.6.147. Paralectotypes: (4 + 1 skeleton) BMNH 1921.9.6.148 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:224 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis sphaerodon (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:222 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:257 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis sphaerodon (Regan 1922) -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:287 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:337 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis sphaerodon (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

spilostichus, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:86, 100 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Monkey Bay, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1935.6.14.1459. •Valid as Mylochromis spilostichus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Turner & Howarth 2001:206 [ref. 25642], Konings 2016:351 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Sciaenochromis spilostichus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:234 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:441 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:301 [ref. 28117]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis spilostichus (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

subocularis, Chromis Günther [A.] 1894:621, Pl. 54 (fig. B) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1893 (pt 4); ref. 2018] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Syntypes: (9) BMNH 1893.11.15.24-31 (9), ? 1893.11.15.33 (1). •Valid as Placidochromis subocularis (Günther 1894) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:117 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:380 [ref. 20944]). •Probably better placed in the genus Mylochromis -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:287 [ref. 28117]). •Valid as Mylochromis subocularis (Günther 1894) -- (Konings 2016:287 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis subocularis (Günther 1894). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.