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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae
Tribe: Haplochromini
Genus: Pharyngochromis
Greenwood, 1979
Type species
Pelmatochromis darlingi
Boulenger, 1911

Pharyngochromis is a genus of cichlids native to East Africa where they are only known from the Zambezi River system.


There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Pharyngochromis in FishBase. April 2013 version.