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rheophila, Tilapia Daget [J.] 1962:151, Fig. 48; Pl. 13 (fig. 30) [Mémoires de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire No. 65; ref. 5866] Lower Guinea. Syntypes: MNHN 1959-0106 (5). Additional material: MNHN 1960-0488 (3), 1960-0489 (1). Type catalog: Blanc 1962:225-226 [ref. 20868]. We assume the specific name rheophila is meant to be an adjective, not explained by the author. •Valid as Tilapia rheophila Daget 1962 -- (Lévêque et al. 1989:122 [ref. 26480], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde 1991:499 [ref. 20943], Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde in Lévêque et al. 1992:752 [ref. 21590], Dunz & Schliewen 2010:2 [ref. 30890], Dunz & Schliewen 2012:17 [ref. 31983]). •Valid as Coptodon rheophila (Daget 1962) -- (Dunz & Schliewen 2013:73 [ref. 32672]). Current status: Valid as Coptodon rheophilus (Daget 1962). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Western Africa: Guinea. Habitat: freshwater.