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Species in the genus Otopharynx: [ 21 ] records


aletes, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] 2018:180, Figs. 2D, 9 [Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History v. 59 (no. 2); ref. 36257] Off Bua Point, central region of Lake Malaŵi, Malaŵi, about 12°45'21"S, 34°17'07"E - 12°44'24"S, 34°16'34"E, depth more than 55 meters. Holotype: YPM ICH 031030. Paratypes: YPM. •Valid as Otopharynx aletes Oliver 2018. Current status: Valid as Otopharynx aletes Oliver 2018. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Central region of Lake Malaŵi, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

alpha, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] 2018:164, Figs. 2A, 3, 4 [Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History v. 59 (no. 2); ref. 36257] Nankumba Peninsula, Lake Malaŵi, Malaŵi, about 14°01'45"S, 34°49'43"E, depth 9 meters. Holotype: YPM ICH 031028. Paratypes: YPM. Plus additional non-type material. •Valid as Otopharynx alpha Oliver 2018. Current status: Valid as Otopharynx alpha Oliver 2018. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Central part of the southeast arm, Lake Malaŵi, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

antron, Otopharynx Cleaver [R. M.], Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2009:170, Figs. 5b, 6b, 7 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 20 (no. 2); ref. 30418] Nametumbwe, 13°38.290"S, 34°51.334'E, Lake Malawi. Holotype: SAIAB 204771 (ex PSU 4461). Paratypes: SAIAB 204773 (5) (ex PSU 4461). Plus non-type specimens sighted. Roger Bills 6/30/2017 data transfer to SAIAB. •Valid as Otopharynx antron Cleaver, Konings & Stauffer 2009 -- (Konings 2016:162 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx antron Cleaver, Konings & Stauffer 2009. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: East Africa: eastern shore of Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

argyrosoma, Haplochromis Regan [C. T.] 1922:713, Fig. 25 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Rhoades, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1908.10.27.99. Holotype is also a paralectotype of Tilapia macrophthalma. •Valid as Otopharynx argyrosoma (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:167 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:347 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:289 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:328 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx argyrosoma (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

auromarginata, Tilapia Boulenger [G. A.] 1908:241 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 2 (no. 9); ref. 575] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1908.10.27.86. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1908.10.27.87 (1), 1908.10.27.88 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:156 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Otopharynx auromarginatus (Boulenger 1908) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:155 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:347 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:289 [ref. 28117], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:231 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx auromarginatus (Boulenger 1908). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi and upper Shire River. Habitat: freshwater.

brooksi, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] in Eccles & Trewavas 1989:161, Fig. 83 [Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera.; ref. 13547] Thumbi Island West, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype: USNM 304655. Paratypes: AMNH 58748SW (2, c&s); USNM 304656 (1), 314127 (1); plus other paratypes and other material. Described in part from Oliver manuscript (thesis, 1984) and new material; authorship technically might also involve Eccles and Trewavas. •Valid as Otopharynx brooksi Oliver 1989 -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:290 [ref. 28117], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:169 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx brooksi Oliver 1989. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

decorus, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:87, 104 [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 1935.6.14.1651. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.1652-1654 (3), 1935.6.14.1655-1656 (2). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:167 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Otopharynx decorus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:166 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:348 [ref. 20944], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:342 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). •Probably better placed in the genus Mylochromis -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:287 [ref. 28117]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx decorus (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

heterodon, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:87, 102 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Monkey Bay, Lake malawi. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.1586. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.1584-85 (2), 1935.6.14.1587-1591 (6), 1935.6.14.1592 (1); MNHN 1937-0204 [ex BMNH] (1). Type catalog: Blanc 1962:210 [ref. 20868]. Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:158 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Otopharynx heterodon (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:157 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:348 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:290 [ref. 28117], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:232 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx heterodon (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

lithobates, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] in Eccles & Trewavas 1989:163, Fig. 84 [Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera.; ref. 13547] Thumbi Island West, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype: BMNH 1974.7.5.1. Paratypes: BMNH 1974.7.5.2-3 (2); YPM ICH; plus 46 additional paratypes to be deposted in BMNH and USNM. Described in part from Oliver manuscript (thesis, 1984) and new material; authorship technically might also involve Eccles and Trewavas. •Valid as Otopharynx lithobates Oliver 1989 -- (Maréchal 1991:349 [ref. 20944], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:161 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx lithobates Oliver 1989. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

mumboensis, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] 2018:169, Figs. 2B, 5, 6 [Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History v. 59 (no. 2); ref. 36257] West shore of Mumbo Island, Lake Malaŵi, Malaŵi, about 13°59'30"S, 34°45'10"E, depth 6-9 meters. Holotype: YPM ICH 031031. Paratypes: YPM. •Valid as Otopharynx mumboensis Oliver 2018. Current status: Valid as Otopharynx mumboensis Oliver 2018. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Mumbo Island, southwest arm of Lake Malaŵi, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

ovatus, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:86, 101 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Southern end of Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.1487. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.1488-1489 (2). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:159 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Otopharynx ovatus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:157 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:349 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:291 [ref. 28117], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:270 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx ovatus (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

pachycheilus, Otopharynx Arnegard [M. E.] & Snoeks [J.] 2001:707, Figs. 2-3 [Copeia 2001 (no. 3); ref. 25449] Ngara, Lake Malawi, 10°16.97'S, 34°12.32'E to 10°18.58'S, 34°12.67'E, depth 125-135 meters. Holotype: MRAC 99-88-P-4. Paratypes: AMNH 229530 (1); BMNH 200.1.11.2 (1); CUMV 80378 (4); MRAC 88-41-P-1 to P-2 (1, 1), 99-88-P-1 to P-3 (1, 1, 1). •Valid as Otopharynx pachycheilus Arnegard & Snoeks 2001 -- (Konings 2016:412 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx pachycheilus Arnegard & Snoeks 2001. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

panniculus, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] 2018:184, Figs. 2E, 10, [Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History v. 59 (no. 2); ref. 36257] Off Kasankha (or Kasanga) Bay, southwest arm of Lake Malaŵi, Malaŵi, about 14°06'S, 34°50'E, depth 42 meters. Holotype: YPM ICH 031027. Paratypes: YPM. Plus additional non-type material. •Valid as Otopharynx panniculus Oliver 2018. Current status: Valid as Otopharynx panniculus Oliver 2018. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Southwest arm and possibly southeast arm of Lake Malaŵi, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

peridodeka, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] 2018:189, Figs. 2F, 13 [Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History v. 59 (no. 2); ref. 36257] Off Sungu Point, Lake Malaŵi, Malaŵi, about 13°30'26"S, 34°31'44"E - 13°31'05"S, 34°32'36"E, depth 59 meters. Holotype: YPM ICH 031026. Paratypes: YPM. •Valid as Otopharynx peridodeka Oliver 2018. Current status: Valid as Otopharynx peridodeka Oliver 2018. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Western shore of Lake Malaŵi, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

selenurus, Otopharynx Regan [C. T.] 1922:679, Fig. 1 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1921.9.6.80. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1921.9.6.81 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:170 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Otopharynx selenurus Regan 1922 -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:168 [ref. 13547] with Fig. 88 of lectotype as pasteover insert, Maréchal 1991:349 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:291 [ref. 28117], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:334 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx selenurus Regan 1922. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

speciosus, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:87, 104 [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 1935.6.14.1650. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.1649 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:166 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Otopharynx speciosus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:165 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:350 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:291 [ref. 28117], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:411 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx speciosus (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

spelaeotes, Otopharynx Cleaver [R. M.], Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2009:166, Figs. 4, 5a, 6a [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 20 (no. 2); ref. 30418] Likoma Island, Ndumbi Rocks, 12°01.614'S, 34°44.149'E, Lake Malawi. Holotype: SAIAB 204784 (ex PSU 4462). Paratypes: SAIAB 204785 (5) (ex PSU 4463), 204786 (1) (ex 4464), 204787 (1) (ex 4465). Name is a noun in apposition. •Valid as Otopharynx spelaeotes Cleaver, Konings & Stauffer 2009 -- (Konings 2016:162 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx spelaeotes Cleaver, Konings & Stauffer 2009. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: East Africa: eastern and western shores, Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

styrax, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] 2018:174, Figs. 2C, 7, 8 [Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History v. 59 (no. 2); ref. 36257] Off Mazinzi Bay, southeast arm of Lake Malaŵi, Malaŵi, about 14°07'17"S, 35°00'14"E - 14°06'15"S, 34°59'53"E, depth 42 meters. Holotype: YPM ICH 031029. Paratypes: YPM. •Valid as Otopharynx styrax Oliver 2018. Current status: Valid as Otopharynx styrax Oliver 2018. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Southeast arm of Lake Malaŵi, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

tetraspilus, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:87, 103 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Eastern shore of South East Arm, between the Bay and Fort Maguire, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.1609. Paralectotypes: (95) BMNH 1935.6.14.1594-1596 (3), 1935.6.14.1597-1602 (11), 1935.6.14.1603-1608 (6) 1935.6.14.1610-1613 (6); MNHN 1937-0205 and 0206 [ex BMNH] (3). Type catalog: Blanc 1962:212 [ref. 20868]. Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:171 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Otopharynx tetraspilus (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:171 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:350 [ref. 20944], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:304 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx tetraspilus (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

tetrastigma, Chromis Günther [A.] 1894:623, Pl. 54 (fig. C) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1893 (pt 4); ref. 2018] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa] and upper Shire River, southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1893.11.15.34. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1893.11.15.38-47 (14), 1893.11.15.48 (1, dry), 1897.6.9.268-269 (2). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:160 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Otopharynx tetrastigma (Günther 1894) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:159 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:350 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:292 [ref. 28117], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:303 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx tetrastigma (Günther 1894). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lakes Malawi and Malombe and upper Shiré River. Habitat: freshwater.

walteri, Otopharynx Konings [A. F.] 1990:121, Figs. [Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 38 (no. 11); ref. 20690] Nakantenga Island, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa, depth about 20 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1990.4.9.28. Paratypes: BMNH 1990.4.9.29-34 (6). •Valid as Otopharynx walteri Konings 1990 -- (Maréchal 1991:351 [ref. 20944]). •Synonym of Otopharynx lithobates Oliver 1989 -- (Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:162 [ref. 34521] but a valid subspecies as described). Current status: Synonym of Otopharynx lithobates Oliver 1989. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.