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venustus, Haplochromis Boulenger [G. A.] 1908:241 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 2 (no. 9); ref. 575] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa] and the Shire River, southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1908.10.26.66. Paralectotypes: (4) BMNH 1908.10.26.67-69 (3). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:291 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Nimbochromis venustus (Boulenger 1908) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:290 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:299 [ref. 20944], Snoeks & Manuel 2004:70 [ref. 28112], Konings 2016:360 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Nimbochromis venustus (Boulenger 1908). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.