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Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:191 Neut. Tilapia zebra Boulenger 1899. Type by original designation. Stauffer & Kellogg 2001:146 [ref. 25895] regard Maylandia as lacking a diagnosis and unavailable, but that is incorrect (WNE, Jan. 2007); see account of Maylandia. The gender of Metriaclima is neuter and not masculine as treated by Stauffer et al 1997 -- from the Greek ....klima (see Art. 3.1.2) [Schraml in Dreimätz 2011:25 [ref. 31214]]. •Incorrectly treated as valid as Metriaclima Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKay 1997 -- (Stauffer & Kellogg 2001:146 [ref. 25895], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:1 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:102 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:24 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:354 [ref. 34737], Stauffer 2018:95 [ref. 35733]). •Synonym of Maylandia Meyer & Förster 1984 -- (Condé & Géry 1999:21 [ref. 24278], Ufermann 2001:60 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Synonym of Maylandia Meyer & Förster 1984. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.