Ptychochromis inornatus

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Ptychochromis inornatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Subfamily: Ptychochrominae
Genus: Ptychochromis
Species: P. inornatus
Binomial name
Ptychochromis inornatus
Sparks, 2002

Ptychochromis inornatus is an endangered species of cichlid endemic to the Ankofia River basin and its tributaries in the eastern part of the Mahajanga Province in Madagascar.[2] It is threatened by habitat loss.[1] It reaches 12.2 cm (4.8 in) in standard length.[3]


  1. ^ a b Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001 (2004). "Ptychochromis inornatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Stiassny, M., and Sparks, J. S. (2006). Phylogeny and Taxonomic Revision of the Endemic Malagasy Genus Ptychochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae), with the Description of Five New Species and a Diagnosis for Katria, New Genus. American Museum Novitates 3535.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Ptychochromis inornatus" in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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