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Coptodon Gervais [F. L. P.] 1853:8 Masc. Acerina zillii Gervais 1848. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Also appeared as new in Gervais 1853:80 [ref. 33801]; there twice misspelled as Coptodus. Earliest publication not researched. •Synonym of Tilapia Smith 1840, but a valid subgenus Coptodon Gervais 1853 -- (Dunz & Schliewen 2010:255 [ref. 31064], Dunz & Schliewen 2012:18 [ref. 31983]). •Valid as Coptodon Gervais 1853 -- (Dunz & Schliewen 2013:73 [ref. 32672], Jouladeh-Roudbar et al. 2015:896 [ref. 34062], Esmaeili et al. 2017:88 [ref. 35254], Fricke et al. 2018:250 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Coptodon Gervais 1853. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.