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Species in the genus Maylandia: [ 37 ] records


aurora, Pseudotropheus Burgess [W. E.] 1976:52, Figs. [Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 24 (no. 9); ref. 7371] Lake Malawi [Lke Nyasa] (probably Likoma Island). Holotype: USNM 215292. Paratypes: AMNH 37301 (10), BMNH 1976.6.2.2 (1), USNM 215293 (16). •Valid as Pseudoropheus aurora Burgess 1976 -- (Maréchal 1991:401 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Metriaclima aurora (Burgess 1976) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:1, 3 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:182 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia aurora (Burgess 1976) -- (Ufermann 2001:60 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia aurora (Burgess 1976). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Likoma Island, Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

barlowi, Pseudotropheus McKaye [K. R.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 1986:871, Fig. 1 [Copeia 1986 (no. 4); ref. 8073] Nakantenga Island, 34°39'E, 13°55'S, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa, depth 12-15 meters. Holotype: USNM 274782. Paratypes: BMNH 1985.10.23.1-4 (4); USNM 274783-84 (4, 1). •Valid as Pseudotropheus barlowi McKaye & Stauffer 1986 -- (Maréchal 1991:402 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Metriaclima barlowi (McKaye & Stauffer 1986) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:1 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:187 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia barlowi (McKaye & Stauffer 1986) -- (Ufermann 2001:60 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia barlowi (McKaye & Stauffer 1986). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

benetos, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:202, Figs. 17-19 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Mazinzi Reef, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Africa, depth 10-15 meters. Holotype: PSU 3058. Paratypes: ANSP 176199 (3), MFU 28 (3), PSU 3059 (9), USNM 349125 (3). •Valid as Metriaclima benetos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Albertson et al. 1999:5108 [ref. 25258], Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:1 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:185 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia benetos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia benetos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

callainos, Pseudotropheus Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] & Hert [E.] 1992:255, Figs. 2-5 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 3 (no. 3); ref. 20010] Nkhata Bay, 11°35'S, 34°41'E, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa, depth 3-4 meters. Holotype: PSU 2542.1. Paratypes: MFU 2 (4), PSU 2542.2 (6), USNM 322426 (9). •Valid as Metriaclima callainos (Stauffer & Hert 1992) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997:204 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:59 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia callainos (Stauffer & Hert 1992) -- (Ufermann 2001:60 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia callainos (Stauffer & Hert 1992). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

chrysomallos, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:198, Figs. 10-11 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Africa, depth 1-5 meters. Holotype: PSU 3052. Paratypes: ANSP 176196 (4), MFU 23 (4), PSU 3053 (7), USNM 341920 [not 34192] (4). •Valid as Metriaclima chrysomallos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:1, 6 [ref. 31119], Konings 2016:64 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia chrysomallos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia chrysomallos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

cyneusmarginatus, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:200, Figs. 15-16 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Nkhota Khota, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Africa, depth 1-3 meters. Holotype: PSU 3056. Paratypes: ANSP 176198 (3); MFU 27 (3), PSU 3057 (11), USNM 341924 (3). The gender of Metriaclima is neuter, the gender of Maylandia is feminine. When in Metriaclima the correct spelling is cyneusmarginatum; it is cyneusmarginata when in Maylandia. •Valid as Metriaclima cyneusmarginatum Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844] as cyneusmarginatus, Ciccotto et al. 2011:24 [ref. 31119] as cyneusmarginatus, Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704] as cyneusmarginatus, Konings 2016:64 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737] as cyneusmarginatus). •Valid as Maylandia cyneusmarginata (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286] as cyneusmarginatus). Current status: Valid as Maylandia cyneusmarginata (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

emmiltos, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:209, Figs. 28-29 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Mpanga Rocks, Chilumba, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Africa, depth 1-3 meters. Holotype: PSU 3067. Paratypes: ANSP 176203 (4), MFU 10 (4), PSU 3068 (7), USNM 341929 (4). •Valid as Metriaclima emmiltos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:55 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia emmiltos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286], Tawil 2011:208 [ref. 31667]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia emmiltos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

estherae, Pseudotropheus Konings [A. F.] 1995:207, Figs. [Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 43 (no. 9); ref. 21607] Minos Reef, Miluluka, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], Mozambique. Holotype: MRAC 94-56-P-1. Paratypes: MRAC 94-56-P-2-11 (10). •Valid as Metriaclima estherae (Konings 1995) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:61 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia estherae (Konings 1995) -- (Ufermann 2001:60 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia estherae (Konings 1995). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

fainzilberi, Pseudotropheus Staeck [W.] 1976:488, Figs. 12-13, 19 [Aquarium Aqua Terra v. 10 (no. 89); ref. 7393] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], Tanzania. Holotype: BMNH 1976.6.18.2. Paratypes: BMNH 1976.6.18.3 (1). •Valid as Pseudotropheus fainzilberi Staeck 1976 -- (Maréchal 1991:404 [ref. 20944], Stauffer & Kellogg 2001:150 [ref. 25895]). •Valid as Metriclima fainzilberi (Staeck 1976) -- (Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:25 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Malandia fainzilberi (Staeck 1976) see Maylandia Current status: Valid as Maylandia fainzilberi (Staeck 1976). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

flavicauda, Metriaclima Li [S.], Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2016:356, Fig. 2 [Zootaxa 4168 (no. 2); ref. 34737] Zimbawe Rock, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Africa, 13°57.919'S, 34°48.167'E. Holotype: PSU 12756. Paratypes: PSU. •Valid as Maylandia flavicauda (Li, Konings & Stauffer 2016). Current status: Valid as Maylandia flavicauda (Li, Konings & Stauffer 2016). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawi, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

flavifemina, Metriaclima Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2006:236, Figs. 3-5 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 17 (no. 3); ref. 28844] Maleri Island, 13°53.910'S, 34°38.020'E, Lake Malawi. Holotype: PSU 3729. Paratypes: AMNH 237672-75 (2, 2, 2, 2); PSU 3730-32 (14, 18, 16), 4200-01 (1, 18); UMBC 10-11(3, 2). •Valid as Metriaclima flavifemina Konings & Stauffer 2006 -- (Ciccotto et al. 2011:1 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:177 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia flavifemina (Konings & Stauffer 2006) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia flavifemina (Konings & Stauffer 2006). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

glaucos, Metriaclima Ciccotto [P. J.], Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2011:9, Figs. 4A-C [Zootaxa 2738; ref. 31119] Cobwé, 12°8.243'S, 34°45.391'E, Mozambiqe, Lake Malawi. Holotype: PSU 4487. Paratypes: AMNH 246003 (2); PSU 4488 (16); UMBC 15 (1). •Valid as Metriaclima glaucos Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704] -- (Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:184 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia glaucos (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia glaucos (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawi, East Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

greshakei, Pseudotropheus Meyer [M. K.] & Förster [W.] 1984:108, Figs. 1-9 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 10 (no. 4) (1983); ref. 6645] Makokola, on the southeastern branch of Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype: SMF 17846. Paratypes: BMNH; SMF 17847-49 (1, 1, 1), 17850-52 (1, 1, 1), 17853-54 (2). See genus Maylandia which should be treated as valid over Metriaclima, so this species should be valid as Maylandia greshakei. •Valid as Pseudotropheus greshakei Meyer & Förster 1984 -- (Maréchal 1991:405 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Metriaclima greshakei (Meyer & Förster 1984) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:57 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia greshakei (Meyer & Förster 1984) -- (Ufermann 2001:59 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia greshakei (Meyer & Förster 1984). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

hajomaylandi, Pseudotropheus (Maylandia) Meyer [M. K.] & Schartl [M.] 1984:52, Figs. 1-9, 11 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 11 (no. 2); ref. 17442] Isle of Chisumulu, northeastern Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype: SMF 19554. Paratypes: BMNH 1984.12.21.1 (1); SMF 19555 (1), 19556-60 (5). •Valid as Pseudotropheus hajomaylandi Meyer & Schartl 1984 -- (Maréchal 1991:406 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Metriaclima hajomaylandi (Meyer & Schartl 1984) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:1 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:187 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia hajomaylandi (Meyer & Schartl 1984) -- (Ufermann 2001:60 [ref. 30286]) Current status: Valid as Maylandia hajomaylandi (Meyer & Schartl 1984). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

koningsi, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2018:96, Figs. 1-3 [Zootaxa 4370 (no. 1); ref. 35733] Membe Point, Likoma Island, Lake Malaŵi, Malaŵi, Africa, 12.058700°S, 34.752420°E. Holotype: SAIAB 207704 [ex PSU 12891]. Paratypes: PSU, SAIAB. •Valid as Maylandia koningsi (Stauffer 2018). Current status: Valid as Maylandia koningsi (Stauffer 2018). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Northeastern shore of Likoma Island, Lake Malaŵi, Malaŵi, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

lanisticola, Pseudotropheus Burgess [W. E.] 1976:41, Figs. [Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 25 (no. 1); ref. 7370] Off Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa, depth 20-50 feet. Holotype: USNM 216266. Paratypes: AMNH 37019 (2); BMNH 1976.7.29.1-2 (2); USNM 216267 (3). •Valid as Pseudotropheus lanisticola Burgess 1976 -- (Maréchal 1991:402 [ref. 20944], Stauffer 1991:142 [ref. 20087]). •Valid as Metriaclima lanisticola (Burgess 1976) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:316 [ref. 34521], Stauffer et al. 2016:176 [ref. 34671]). •Valid as Maylandia lanisticola (Burgess 1976) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia lanisticola (Burgess 1976). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

lombardoi, Pseudotropheus Burgess [W. E.] 1977:63, Figs. [Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 26 (no. 2); ref. 8843] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa] (probably Mbenji Island). Holotype: USNM 217705. Paratypes: AMNH 35973 (4); BMNH 1977.10.4.2-5 (4); USNM 217706 (9). •Valid as Pseudotropheus lombardoi Burgess 1977 -- (Maréchal 1991:407 [ref. 20944], Coad 1996:86 [ref. 25304]). •Valid as Metriaclima lombardoi (Burgess 1977) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:19 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia lombardoi (Burgess 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia lombardoi (Burgess 1977). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

lundoense, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Black [K.] & Konings [A. F.] 2013:111, Figs. 5A-C [Zootaxa 3647 (no. 1); ref. 32704] 11°13.438'S, 34°44.076'E, Lundo Island, Lake Malawi, Tansania. Holotype: PSU 4910. Paratypes: AMNH 257794 (2), PSU 4911 (17). •Valid as Metriaclima lundoense Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013 -- (Konings 2016:180 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Metriaclima lundoensis Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013 -- (Kuiter 2018:103 [ref. 36369]). •Valid as Maylandia lundoensis (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia lundoensis (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lundo Island, Lake Malawi, Tanzania. Introduced in Victoria (Australia). Habitat: freshwater.

mbenjii, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:210, Figs. 30-32 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Mbenji Island, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Africa. Holotype: PSU 3069. Paratypes: ANSP 176204 (2), MFU 29 (2), PSU 3070-72 (3, 10, 4), USNM 341930 (2). •Valid as Metriaclima mbenjii Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:57 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia mbenjii (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:60, 61 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia mbenjii (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

melabranchion, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:197, Figs. 7-8 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Africa, depth 1-5 meters. Holotype: PSU 3049. Paratypes: ANSP 176191-95 (3, 3, 3, 3, 3); MFU 20-22 (3, 3, 3), 24-25 (3, 3); PSU 3046-48 (11, 11, 11), 3050-51 (10, 11); USNM 341917-19 (3, 3, 3), 341921-22 (3, 3). •Valid as Metriaclima melabranchion Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844]). •Valid as Maylandia melabranchion (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704]). •Synonym of Metriaclima zebra (Boulenger 1899) -- (Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119]). •Synonym of Maylandia zebra (Boulenger 1899) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Synonym of Maylandia zebra (Boulenger 1899). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

midomo, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Black [K.] & Konings [A. F.] 2013:114, Figs. 6A-C [Zootaxa 3647 (no. 1); ref. 32704] 11°08.0827'S, 34°38.792'E, Lundo Islands, Lake Malawi, Tanzania. Holotype: PSU 4912. Paratypes: AMNH 257795 (2), PSU 4913 (16). •Valid as Metriaclima midomo Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013 -- (Konings 2016:55 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia midomo (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia midomo (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lundo Island, Lake Malawi, Tanzania. Habitat: freshwater.

mossambicus, Metriaclima Ciccotto [P. J.], Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2011:19, Figs. 9A-E [Zootaxa 2738; ref. 31119] Chiloela, 13°12.451'S, 34°48.523'E, Mozambique, Lake Malawi. Holotype: PSU 4497. The gender of Metriaclima is neuter, the gender of Maylandia is feminine. When in Metriaclima the correct spelling is mossambicum ; when in Maylandia it is mossambica •Valid as Metriaclima mossambicum Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011 -- (Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:186 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia mossambica (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia mossambica (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawi, East Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

nigrodorsalis, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Black [K.] & Konings [A. F.] 2013:120, Figs. 8A-E [Zootaxa 3647 (no. 1); ref. 32704] 12°47.671'S, 34°47.159'W, N'kolongwe, Lake Malawi, Mozambique. Holotype: PSU 4904. Paratypes: AMNH ANH 25777 (2); PSU 4905 (17), 4094 (20), 4096 (20), 4098 (20), 4099 (8). •Valid as Metriaclima nigrodorsalis Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013 -- (Konings 2016:178 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia nigrodorsalis (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia nigrodorsalis (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawi, Mozambique. Habitat: freshwater.

nkhunguensis, Metriaclima Ciccotto [P. J.], Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2011:17, Figs. 8A-C [Zootaxa 2738; ref. 31119] Nkhungu Reef, 12°58.801'S, 34°454.837'E, Mozambique, Lake Malawi. Holotype: PSU 4603. Paratypes: PSU 4604 (5). The gender of Metriaclima is neuter, the gender of Maylandia is feminine. When in Metriaclima the correct spelling is nkhunguense; it is nkhunguensis when in Maylandia. •Valid as Metriaclima nkhunguense Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011 -- (Stauffer et al. 2013:102 [ref. 32704] as nkhunguensis, Konings 2016:61 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia nkhunguensis (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia nkhunguensis (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawi, East Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

pambazuko, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Black [K.] & Konings [A. F.] 2013:108, Figs. 4A-C [Zootaxa 3647 (no. 1); ref. 32704] 11°49.552'E, 34°56.292'W, Loudo Bay, Lake Malawi, Mozambique. Holotype: PSU 4900. Paratypes: AMNH 257792 (2); PSU 4901 (19), 4902 (19), 4903 (18). •Valid as Metriaclima pambazuko Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013 -- (Konings 2016:58 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia pambazuko (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013) --see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia pambazuko (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawe, Mozambique and Tanzania. Habitat: freshwater.

phaeos, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:199, Figs. 12-13 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Cobue, Lake Malawi, Mozambique, Africa, depth 1-5 meters. Holotype: PSU 3054. Paratypes: ANSP 176197 (1), MFU 26 (1), PSU 3055 (5), USNM 341923 (1). •Valid as Metriaclima phaeos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:179 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia phaeos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia phaeos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

pulpican, Cynotilapia Tawil [P.] 2002:72, 8 figs. [L'an Cichlidé v. 2; ref. 26903] Membe Point, Maingano, near Likoma Island, Lake Malawi, Likoma, Malawi. Holotype: MNHN 2002-0839. Paratypes (11): MNHN 2002-0831-0841 (11), plus 1 non-type. •Valid as Cynotilapia pulpican Tawil 2002 -- (Tawil 2011:208 [ref. 31667]). •Valid as Metriaclima pulpican (Tawil 2002) -- (Ciccotto et al. 2011:24 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:24 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia pulpican (Tawil 2002) -- see discussion Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia pulpican (Tawil 2002). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

pursus, Pseudotropheus Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 1991:142, Figs. 1, 3-4 [Copeia 1991 (no. 1); ref. 20087] Kanchedza Island, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa, depth 2-3 meters. Holotype: USNM 307339. Paratypes: BMNH 1990.2.12.2-6 (5); MFRU 1 (3), 2 (3); USNM 30740 (12). Correct specific name is purus (meaning clean to reflect the cleaning behavior), pursus is an inadvertent error, Art. 32.5.1 of the Code (Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704]). •Valid as Metriaclima purum (Stauffer 1991) (also seen as pursum) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119] not typical of genus, Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704]). •Valid as Maylandia purus (Stauffer 1991) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286] as pursus). •Synonym of Metriaclima lanisticola (Burgess 1976) -- (Konings 2016:318 [ref. 34521]). •Synonym of Maylandia lanisticola (Burgess 1976) -- see Maylandia. •Synonym of Pseudotropheus lanisticola Burgess 1976. Current status: Synonym of Maylandia lanisticola (Burgess 1976). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater.

pyrsonotos, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:206, Figs. 23-24 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Nakantenga Island (Maleri Islands), Lake Malawi, Africa, depth 2-4 meters. Holotype: PSU 3062. Paratypes: ANSP 176200 (3), MFU 7 (4), PSU 3063 (8), USNM 341926 (4). •Valid as Metriaclima pyrsonotos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Konings & Stauffer 2006:234, 243 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Staffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32703], Konings 2016:21 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia pyrsonotos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:60, 61 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia pyrsonotos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

sandaracinos, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:208, Figs. 26-27 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Mpanda Island (Nkudzi Bay), Lake Malawi, Africa, depth 1-3 meters. Holotype: PSU 3064. Paratypes: ANSP 176201-02 (4, 4), MFU 8-9 (4, 4), PSU 3065-66 (7, 7), USNM 341927-28 (4, 4). •Valid as Metriaclima sandaracinos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Albertson et al. 1999:5108 [ref. 25258], Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844]). •Synonym of Metriaclima pyrsonotos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Konings 2016:56 [ref. 34521]). •Synonym of Maylandia pyrsonotos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Synonym of Maylandia pyrsonotos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater.

sciasma, Metriaclima Ciccotto [P. J.], Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2011:14, Fig. 7A-B [Zootaxa 2738; ref. 31119] Magunga, 10°19.344'S, 34°34.849'E, Tanazania, Lake Malawi. Holotype: PSU 4490. Paratypes: AMNH 246002 (2); PSU 4491 (17), 4492 (20), 4493 (20); UMBC 16 (1). •Valid as Metriaclima sciasma (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011) -- (Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32704], Konings 2016:184 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia sciasma (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia sciasma (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawi, East Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

tarakiki, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Black [K.] & Konings [A. F.] 2013:117, Figs. 7A-C [Zootaxa 3647 (no. 1); ref. 32704] 11°18.380'S. 34°44.791E, Higgs Reef, Lake Malawi, Tanzania. Holotype: PSU 4914. Paratypes: AMNH 257796 (2); PNU 4914 (11). •Valid as Metriaclima tarakiki Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013 -- (Konings 2016:58 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia tarakiki (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia tarakiki (Stauffer, Black & Konings 2013). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Higgs Reef and Ngkuyo Island, Lake Malawi, Tanzania. Habitat: freshwater.

thapsinogen, Metriaclima Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], Bowers [N. J.], Kellogg [K. A.] & McKaye [K. R.] 1997:214, Figs. 34-35 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 148; ref. 23216] Eccles Reef, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Africa. Holotype: PSU 3074. Paratypes: ANSP 176205 (2), MFU 30 (2), PSU 3075 (8), USNM 341931 (2). •Valid as Metriaclima thapsinogen Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997 -- (Konings & Stauffer 2006:234 [ref. 28844]). •Valid as Maylandia thapsinogen (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286] as thasinogen). •Synonym of Metriaclima pyrsonotos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- (Konings 2016:56 [ref. 34521]). •Synonym of Maylandia pyrsonotos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Synonym of Maylandia pyrsonotos (Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye 1997). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater.

usisyae, Metriaclima Li [S.], Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2016:374, Fig. 3 [Zootaxa 4168 (no. 2); ref. 34737] Usisya, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Africa, 11°14.834'S, 34°13.862'E. Holotype: PSU 12759. Paratypes: PSU. •Valid as Maylandia usisyae (Li, Konings & Stauffer 2016). Current status: Valid as Maylandia usisyae (Li, Konings & Stauffer 2016). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawi, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

xanstomachus, Pseudotropheus Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] & Boltz [J. M.] 1989:8, Figs. 1, 2b [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 102 (no. 1); ref. 16284] Nakantenga Island, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], Malawi, Africa, depth 3-7 meters. Holotype: USNM 297268. Paratypes: USNM 297269-70 (11, 4) •Valid as Pseudotropheus xanstomachus Stauffer & Boltz 1989 -- (Maréchal 1991:413 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Metriaclima xanstomachus (Stauffer & Boltz 1989) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997:193 [ref. 23216], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:23 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32703], Konings 2016:64 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia xanstomachus (Stauffer & Boltz 1989) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia xanstomachus (Stauffer & Boltz 1989). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

xanthos, Metriaclima Ciccotto [P. J.], Konings [A. F.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2011:11, Figs. 5A-C [Zootaxa 2738; ref. 31119] Lumbaulo, 11°54.024'S, 34°54.307'E, Mozambique, Lake Malawi. Holotype: PSU 4494. Paratypes: PSU 4495 (5). •Valid as Metriaclima zanthos Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011 -- (Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32703], Konings 2016:183 [ref. 34521]). •Valid as Maylandia xanthos (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011) -- see Maylandia. Current status: Valid as Maylandia xanthos (Ciccotto, Konings & Stauffer 2011). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Malawi, East Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

zebra, Tilapia Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:137, Pl. 12 (fig. 2) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 1); ref. 14695] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1891.12.17.7. See remarks under genus Metriaclima. •Valid as Pseudotropheus zebra (Boulenger 1899) -- (Maréchal 1991:414 [ref. 20944], Fuller et al. 1999:444 [ref. 25838]). •Valid as Metriaclima zebra (Boulenger 1899) -- (Stauffer et al. 1997:193 [ref. 23216], Albertson et al. 1999:5108 [ref. 25258], Stauffer & Kellogg 2001:150 [ref. 25895], Konings & Stauffer 2006:233, 241 [ref. 28844], Ciccotto et al. 2011:1 [ref. 31119], Stauffer et al. 2013:103 [ref. 32703], Konings 2016:20 [ref. 34521], Li et al. 2016:379 [ref. 34737]). •Valid as Maylandia zebra (Boulenger 1899) -- (Ufermann 2001:61 [ref. 30286]). Current status: Valid as Maylandia zebra (Boulenger 1899). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.