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Species related to Sarotherodon melanotheron: [ 11 ] records


macrocephalus, Melanogenes Bleeker [P.] 1863:36, Pl. 6 (fig. 2) [Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem (Ser. 2) v. 18 (1862); ref. 395] Ashantee, Guinea. Lectotype: RMNH 4916. Paralectotypes: RMNH 24405 [ex RMNH 4916] (1). Appeared first and dates to Bleeker in Günther 1862 as Chromis macrocephalus; Bleeker 1863 is therefore preoccupied and objectively invalid. •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852 -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:433 [ref. 20954], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:766 [ref. 21590]). 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

microcephalus, Chromis Günther [A.] (ex Bleeker) 1862:272 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 4; ref. 1969] Ghana. Lectotype: RMNH 4831. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1855.9.19.281 (2). See Boeseman 1963:48, Pl. 5 (fig. 3) [ref. 21734] for figured possible syntype. Lectotype selected by Trewavas 1983:48 [ref. 20940]. •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852 -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:433 [ref. 20954], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:766 [ref. 21590]). Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

macrocephalus, Chromis Bleeker [P.] in Günther 1862:273 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 4; ref. 1969] Ashantee, Guinea. Lectotype: RMNH 4916. Paralectotypes: RMNH 24405 [ex RMNH 4916] (1). Quoted directly from Bleeker in litt., author is therefore Bleeker. Appeared in Bleeker 1863 [ref. 395] as Melanogenes macrocephalus. Lectotype selected by Boeseman 1963:48, Pl. 4 (fig. 1) [ref. 21734]. •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852 -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:433 [ref. 20954]). Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

macrostoma, Tilapia multifasciata var. Pellegrin [J.] 1941:189 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 66 (no. 3); ref. 19587] Plage de Balama, Guinea-Bissau. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1941-0080. Type catalog: Blanc 1962:224 [ref. 20868]. •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852, subspecies heudelotii (Duméril 1858) -- (Lévêque et al. 1989:122 [ref. 26480], Trewavas & Teugels 1991:432 [ref. 20954], Lévèque et al. 1991:145 [ref. 31367], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:767 [ref. 21590]). Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

melagaster, Labrus Bloch [M. E.] 1792:27, Pl. 296 (fig. 1) [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 6; ref. 470] Africa. Lectotype: ZMB 2807. Type catalog: Paepke 1999:63 [ref. 24282]. On p. 24 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 9 [ref. 21381]. Lectotype established in proposal to ICZN, Case 2594, Trewavas 1987. Not available, on Official Index. •In the synonymy of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852 -- (Paepke 1999:63 [ref. 24282]). Suppressed. Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.

melangaster, Labrus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:246 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Suriname. New name, or incorrect subsequent spelling of Labrus melagaster Bloch. •Objective synonym of Labrus melagaster Bloch 1792. •In the synonymy of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Misspelling. Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.

heudelotii, Tilapia Duméril [A. H. A.] 1861:254 [Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 10 [for 1858]; ref. 1149] Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9371. Type catalog: Blanc 1962:223 [ref. 20868]. •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852, but a valid subspecies -- (Lévêque et al. 1989:122 [ref. 26480] dated 1859, Trewavas & Teugels 1991:432 [ref. 20954], Lévèque et al. 1991:145 [ref. 31367], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:767 [ref. 21590], Falk et al. 2000:1861 [ref. 24775]). •Possibly a synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852, subspecies leonensis Thys van den Audenaerde 1971 -- (Paugy et al. 1990:342 [ref. 26477]). Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

paludinosus, Sarotherodon melanotheron Trewavas [E.] 1983:64, Fig. 23 [ ref. 20940] Sangalkam, near Dakar, Senegal. Holotype: BMNH 1968.5.20.1. Paratypes: BMNH 1968.5.20.2-5 (4). •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852, but a valid subspecies as described -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:436 [ref. 20954], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:768 [ref. 21590]). •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852, subspecies heudelotii (Duméril 1861) -- (Falk et al. 2000:1861 [ref. 24775]). Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

leonensis, Tilapia (Sarotherodon) Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1971:205, Fig. 1 [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 84 (no. 3-4); ref. 478] Grafton Bridge, Sierra Leone, 8°24'N, 13°00'W. Holotype: MRAC 169989. Paratypes: MRAC 169990-92 (3), 169993-98 (6), 169999-170002 (4), 170003-27 (25), 170028 (1), 170029-33 (5), 170034-37 (4). •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852, but a valid subspecies -- (Paugy et al. 1990:342 [ref. 26477], Trewavas & Teugels 1991:432 [ref. 20954], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:768 [ref. 21590], Falk et al. 2000:1860 [ref. 24775] as questionably valid as a subspecies). •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852, but a valid subspecies leonensis (Thys van den Audenaerde 1971) -- (Falk et al. 2003:81 [ref. 26792]). Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

melanotheron, Sarotherodon Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1852:21 [Fische und deren Skelette; ref. 3846] Guinea. Lectotype: SMF 1316. Paralectotypes: SMF 5411-12 (2). See Opinion 1548. Lectotype designation not researched, not designated here. •Valid as Tilapia melanotheron (Rüppell 1852) -- (Lee et al. 1980:773 [ref. 22416]). •Valid as Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852 -- (Trewavas 1982:12 [ref. 39521], Paugy & Bénech 1989:304 [ref. 26478], Page & Burr 1991:334 [ref. 18983], Trewavas & Teugels 1991:433 [ref. 20954], Lévèque et al. 1991:145 [ref. 31367], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:766 [ref. 21590], Fuller et al. 1999:446 [ref. 25838], Dankwa et al. 1999:48 [ref. 28023], Falk et al. 2000:1849 [ref. 24775], Falk et al. 2003:81 [ref. 26792], Falk et al. 2003:2191 [ref. 27032], Nelson et al. 2004:153 [ref. 27807], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:210 [ref. 28183], Mundy 2005:422 [ref. 28379], Scharpf 2009:10 [ref. 30400], Page & Burr 2011:613 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:157 [ref. 32708], Kid et al. 2016:1388 [ref. 37303], Schelly & Stiassny in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2710 [ref. 34618], Robins et al. 2018:397 [ref. 35886], Dyldin et al. 2020:101 [ref. 37569], Jamandre 2023:164 [ref. 40455]). Current status: Valid as Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: West Africa: coastal drainages from Senegal south to northern Angola. Introduced elsewhere; established in Florida, U.S.A. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

rangii, Tilapia Duméril [A. H. A.] 1861:255 [Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 10 [for 1858]; ref. 1149] Gorée, Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9374. Type catalog: Blanc 1962:225 [ref. 20868]. •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852, subspecies heudelotii (Duméril 1858) -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:432 [ref. 20954], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:767 [ref. 21590]). Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.


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