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melanotaenia, Haplochromis Regan [C. T.] 1922:706, Fig. 20 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1921.9.6.151. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1921.9.6.152-153 (2). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:212 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis melanotaenia (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:211 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:255 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis melanotaenia (Regan 1922) -- (Konings 2016:336 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis melanotaenia (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.