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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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obesus, Pelmatochromis Boulenger [G. A.] 1906:442 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 17 (no. 101) (art. 49); ref. 574] Bunjako, Uganda, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza]. Lectotype: BMNH 1906.5.30.311. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1906.5.30.312 (1) Entebbe. Species was "restricted" by Greenwood 1959:182 [ref. 20616] to specimen figured in "Fishes of the Nile", but technically no lectotype was established by Greenwood; lectotype selected by Eschmeyer 1998:1211 [ref. 23416] if not previously established. •Valid as Haplochromis obesus (Boulenger 1906) -- (Greenwood 1959:182 [ref. 20616], van Oijen et al. 1991:153 [ref. 20956]). Current status: Valid as Haplochromis obesus (Boulenger 1906). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Victoria and Lake Kwania. Habitat: freshwater.

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