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rostrata, Tilapia Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:131, Pl. 12 (fig. 1) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 1); ref. 14695] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1891.12.17.8. •Valid as Fossorochromis rostratus (Boulenger 1899) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:275 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:90 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:281 [ref. 28117]). Current status: Valid as Fossorochromis rostratus (Boulenger 1899). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.