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guttatus, Hemichromis Günther [A.] 1862:275 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 4; ref. 1969] Apparently not Cape Colony, South Africa. Syntypes: BMNH 1860.4.17 [or 19].3-4 (2). •Synonym of Hemichromis bimaculatus Gill 1862 -- (Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:740 [ref. 21590]). •Mention -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:304 [ref. 26478]). •Valid as Hemichromis guttatus Günther 1862 -- (Daget & Teugels 1991:192 [ref. 20957], Nelson et al. 2004:153 [ref. 27807], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:542 [ref. 29996], Stiassny et al. 2007:341 [ref. 30045], Scharpf 2009:6 [ref. 30400], Page et al. 2013:156 [ref. 32708], Schelly & Stiassny in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2710 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Hemichromis guttatus Günther 1862. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Africa; introduced elsewhere. Habitat: freshwater, marine.