Tribe Tilapiini Carnevale et al. 2003 (tilapiine)

Actinopteri - Cichliformes - Cichlidae

Full reference: G. Carnevale, C. Sorbini, and W. Landini. 2003. Oreochromis lorenzoi, a New Species of Tilapiine Cichlid from the Late Miocene of Central Italy. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(3):508-516

Parent taxon: Cichlidae according to G. Carnevale et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Gymnogeophagus, Palaeochromis, Priscacara, Proterocara, Pseudocrenilabrinae, Tylochromis

Subtaxa: Oreochromis

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Kenya (2)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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