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Taxon: Genus Melanochromis Trewavas, 1935 (fish)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
   actualia - actual entities
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
       naturalia - natural bodies
         Biota
           "neomura"
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
                 "neozoa"
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                           Holozoa Lang, O'Kelly, Nerad, Gray & Burger, 2002
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                                 Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
                                   Eumetazoa Bütschli, 1910 - eumetazoans
                                     Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                       Superphylum Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908 - deuterostomes
                                         [crown] Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
                                           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
                                             [crown] Myopterygii - myopterygians
                                               Superclass Gnathostomata Zittel, 1879 - jawed vertebrates
                                                 Grade Teleostomi Bonaparte, 1836
                                                   Euteleostomi - bony vertebrates
                                                     Class Actinopterygii Woodward, 1891 - ray-finned fishes
                                                       [crown] Actinopteri Cope, 1871
                                                         Subclass Neopterygii Regan, 1923
                                                           Infraclass Teleostei Müller, 1845
                                                             Supercohort Teleocephala de Pinna, 1996
                                                               Clupeocephala
                                                                 Cohort Euteleosteomorpha (Greenwood et al., 1966)
                                                                   Subcohort Neoteleostei Nelson, 1969
                                                                     Infracohort Eurypterygia (Rosen, 1973)
                                                                       Section Ctenosquamata Rosen, 1973
                                                                         Subsection Acanthomorphata (Rosen, 1973)
                                                                           Euacanthomorpha (Johnson & Patterson, 1993)
                                                                             Holacanthopterygii Johnson & Patterson, 1993
                                                                               Acanthopterygii Rosen & Patterson, 1969
                                                                                 Euacanthopterygii
                                                                                   Division Percomorphacea Wiley & Johnson, 2010
                                                                                     Order Labriformes incertae sedis
                                                                                       Family Cichlidae - cichlids
                                                                                         Genus Melanochromis Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                           Melanochromis auratus (Boulenger, 1897) - golden cichlid
                                                                                           Melanochromis baliodigma Bowers & Stauffer, 1997
                                                                                           Melanochromis benetos Bowers & Stauffer, 1997
                                                                                           Melanochromis brevis Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                           Melanochromis chipokae Johnson, 1975
                                                                                           Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos Bowers & Stauffer, 1997
                                                                                           Melanochromis dialeptos Bowers & Stauffer, 1997
                                                                                           Melanochromis elastodema Bowers & Stauffer, 1997
                                                                                           Melanochromis heterochromis Bowers & Stauffer, 1993
                                                                                           Melanochromis interruptus Johnson, 1975
                                                                                           Melanochromis joanjohnsonae (Johnson, 1974)
                                                                                           Melanochromis johannii (Eccles, 1973) - bluegray mbuna
                                                                                           Melanochromis labrosus Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                           Melanochromis lepidiadaptes Bowers & Stauffer, 1997
                                                                                           Melanochromis loriae Johnson, 1975
                                                                                           Melanochromis melanopterus Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                           Melanochromis mellitus Johnson, 1976
                                                                                           Melanochromis parallelus Burgess & Axelrod, 1976 - parallel striped mbuna
                                                                                           Melanochromis perileucos Bowers & Stauffer, 1997
                                                                                           Melanochromis perspicax Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                           Melanochromis robustus Johnson, 1985
                                                                                           Melanochromis simulans Eccles, 1973
                                                                                           Melanochromis vermivorus Trewavas, 1935 - purple mbuna
                                                                                           Melanochromis xanthodigma Bowers & Stauffer, 1997

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