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polylepis, Pelmatochromis Boulenger [G. A.] 1900:143, Pl. 52 (fig. 1) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 6); ref. 555] Albertville [Kalemie], Democratic Republic of Congo, Lake Tanganyika. Lectotype: MRAC 257. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1906.9.6.95-96 (2), 1906.9.6.97 (1). Lectotype selected by Stiassny 1989:115 [ref. 20088]. •Valid as Tylochromis polylepis (Boulenger 1900) -- (Stiassny 1989:115 [ref. 20088], Stiassny 1991:530 [ref. 20964], Poll & Gosse 1995:233 [ref. 24781], De Vos et al. 2001:130 [ref. 26059], Kullander & Roberts 2012:358, 362 [ref. 31751], Konings 2015:235 [ref. 34660], Konings 2019:249 [ref. 36983]). Current status: Valid as Tylochromis polylepis (Boulenger 1900). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika and Lukuga River basin. Habitat: freshwater.