The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Haplochromis aelocephalus Greenwood, 1959

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Psammochromis aelocephalus Greenwood, 1959

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1985

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Lake Victoria, East Africa (Uganda section only)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: BMNH 1958.1.16.244

Type locality: "Ingwe Island"; Lake Victoria, Uganda.

 

Paratypes:

BMNH 1958.1.16. 215 to 228

BMNH 1958.1.16: 232 to 242

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Greenwood, P. H. (1959). A revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae), part III. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Zool. 179-218.

 

Other references:

Witte, F., de Zeeuw, M.P. & Brooks, E. 2010. Haplochromis aelocephalus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T60662A12392272. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T60662A12392272.en. Downloaded on 02 May 2018.

 

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