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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Pseudocrenilabrinae
Scientific name  Lamprologus
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Perciformes
Family  Cichlidae
Tribe  Lamprologini
Higher classification  Lamprologini
Rank  Genus
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Lower classifications  Lamprologus ocellatus, Lamprologus meleagris, Lamprologus callipterus, Lamprologus ornatipinnis, Lamprologus kungweensis

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Lamprologus is a genus of fishes from the cichlid family. They are native to Lake Tanganyika and the Congo River Basin in Africa. The type species for this genus is Lamprologus congoensis, a species from the Congo River. The genus is under some revision and may eventually be restricted to these riverine types.


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There are currently 20 recognized species in this genus:

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  • Lamprologus callipterus Boulenger, 1906
  • Lamprologus congoensis Schilthuis, 1891
  • Lamprologus finalimus Nichols & La Monte, 1931
  • Lamprologus kungweensis Poll, 1956
  • Lamprologus laparogramma I. R. Bills & Ribbink, 1997
  • Lamprologus lemairii Boulenger, 1899
  • Lamprologus lethops T. R. Roberts & D. J. Stewart, 1976
  • Lamprologus markerti Tougas & Stiassny, 2014
  • Lamprologus meleagris Büscher, 1991
  • Lamprologus mocquardi Pellegrin, 1903
  • Lamprologus ocellatus (Steindachner, 1909)
  • Lamprologus ornatipinnis Poll, 1949
  • Lamprologus signatus Poll, 1952
  • Lamprologus speciosus Büscher, 1991
  • Lamprologus stappersi Pellegrin, 1927
  • Lamprologus symoensi Poll, 1976
  • Lamprologus teugelsi Schelly & Stiassny, 2004
  • Lamprologus tigripictilis Schelly & Stiassny, 2004
  • Lamprologus tumbanus Boulenger, 1899
  • Lamprologus werneri Poll, 1959

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