Two new species of Stigmatochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malaŵi, Africa

Jay Richard Stauffer, Jr., Rachel M. Cleaver-Yoder, Adrianus F. Konings

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Abstract

Species of Stigmatochomis are haplochromine cichlids endemic to Lake Malaŵi, and the genus currently includes four species, S. woodi (type species), S. modestus, S. pholidophorus, and S. pleurospilus. The latter two are known from only their holotypes. Herein, we describe two additional species, Stigmatochromis macrorhynchos and Stigmatochromis melanchros from southern Lake Malaŵi.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)212-222
Number of pages11
JournalProceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
Volume124
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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