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burtoni, Xenotilapia longispinis Poll [M.] 1951:7, Fig. 3 [Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique v. 27 (no. 29); ref. 12908] Burton Bay, near Tembele, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype: MRAC 109717. Paratypes: (115) BMNH 1960.9.30.4208-4332, 1961.11.22.398-400 (3), 1961.11.22.401-08 (8), 1961.11.22.409-412 (4); IRSNB 301-304 (24, 6, 3, 5); MRAC 109718-43 (25), 109744-50 (7), 109751-53 (3), 109754-58 (5). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:40 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:73 [ref. 21528]. •Valid as Xenotilapia burtoni Poll 1951 -- (Maréchal & Poll 1991:538 [ref. 20946], Takahashi 2003:46 [ref. 26772], Konings 2015:367 [ref. 34660] as possible synonym of longispinis, Konings 2019:390 [ref. 36983] as possible synonym of longispinis). Current status: Valid as Xenotilapia burtoni Poll 1951. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.