Haplochromis phytophagus Greenwood, 1966 (1965?)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Xystichromis phytophagus (Greenwood, 1966)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1996

IUCN status: Data Deficient



Lake Victoria, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Greenwood, P. H. (1965). Two new species of Haplochromis (Pisces, Cichlidae) from Lake Victoria. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8: 303-318.


Other references:

Witte, F. & de Zeeuw, M.P. (2010). Haplochromis phytophagus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 31 May 2013.


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