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leucosticta, Tilapia Trewavas [E.] 1933:318, Fig. 3B [The Journal of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology v. 38 (no. 259); ref. 16530] Lake George, Kazingu Channel, and Lake Edward. Syntypes: BMNH 1933.2.23.122-124 (3); 5 additional specimens (juveniles). •Valid as Oreochromis leucostictus (Trewavas 1933) -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:318 [ref. 20954], Poll & Gosse 1995:284 [ref. 24781], Seegers et al. 2003:44 [ref. 28087], Ford et al. 2019:223 [ref. 36713]). Current status: Valid as Oreochromis leucostictus (Trewavas 1933). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lakes Edward, George and Albert, and associated rivers and streams [translocated in some parts of Africa]. Habitat: freshwater.