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nyassae, Aulonocara Regan [C. T.] 1922:727, Pl. 5 (fig. 1) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1921.9.6.220. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1921.9.6.221 (2). Originally 3 syntypes; 2 renamed Aulonocara guentheri Eccles 1989; remaining specimen wrongly regarded as holotype of nyassae by subsequent workers; that specimen (BMNH 1921.9.6.220) designated lectotype of Aulonocara nyassae by Eschmeyer 1998:1209 [ref. 23416]. •Valid as Aulonocara nyassae Regan 1922 -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:139 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:15 [ref. 20944], Konings 1995:28 [ref. 21860], Tawil 2003:96 [ref. 28055], Konings 2016:364 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Aulonocara nyassae Regan 1922. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.