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insignis, Haplochromis Trewavas [E.] 1935:82, 92 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 16 (no. 91) (art. 6); ref. 4451] Monkey Bay, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.6.14.839. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.6.14.840-843 (4). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:59 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Protomelas insignis (Trewavas 1935) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:58 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:388 [ref. 20944], Oliver 2012:48 [ref., 32111], Konings 2016:270 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Protomelas insignis (Trewavas 1935). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.