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electra, Haplochromis Burgess [W. E.] 1979:91, Figs. [Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 27 (no. 8); ref. 8842] Near Likoma Island, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa, depth about 75 feet. Holotype: USNM 219534. Paratypes: AMNH 39103 (4, 1 c&s); BMNH 1979.2.9.11-14 (4); USNM 219535-36 (5, 8). •Valid as Placidochromis electra (Burgess 1979) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:113 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:378 [ref. 20944], Konings 2016:331 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Placidochromis electra (Burgess 1979). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.