Lates niloticus Linnaeus 1758 (Nile perch)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Latidae

Alternative combination: Labrus niloticus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Lates according to J. Peters 1990

See also Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Lates gibbus, Lates gracilis, Lates macrurus, Lates noteus, Lates qatraniensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (3 collections), Egypt (2), Niger (3), Sudan (1)

• Pliocene to Holocene of Uganda (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (3), Uganda (6)

• Pliocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Kenya (1), Uganda (10)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), Kenya (2), Uganda (32)

• Miocene of Kenya (1), Tunisia (2)

Total: 69 collections including 70 occurrences

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