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sphaerodon, Haplochromis Regan [C. T.] 1922:703, Fig. 16 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1921.9.6.147. Paralectotypes: (4 + 1 skeleton) BMNH 1921.9.6.148 (1). Lectotype selected by Eccles & Trewavas 1989:224 [ref. 13547]. •Valid as Maravichromis sphaerodon (Regan 1922) -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:222 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:257 [ref. 20944]). •Valid as Mylochromis sphaerodon (Regan 1922) -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:287 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:337 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Mylochromis sphaerodon (Regan 1922). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.


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