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furcifer, Lethrinops Trewavas [E.] 1931:149 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 7 (no. 37); ref. 16339] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Syntypes: (11) BMNH 1930.1.31.181-188 (8), 1930.1.31.190-191 (2), MNHN 1937-0246 [ex BMNH 1930.1.31.189] (1). Type catalog: Blanc 1962:215 [ref. 20868]. Eccles & Trewavas 1989:132, Fig. 64 [ref. 13547] illustrate a specimen labelled lectotype, but without stating a collection number, that specimen has not been selected as a particular syntype (not fulfilling ICZN Art. 74.5). •Valid as Lethrinops furcifer Trewavas 1931 -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:132 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:234 [ref. 20944], Ngatunga & Snoeks 2004:260 [ref. 28115], Konings 2016:369 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Lethrinops furcifer Trewavas 1931. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.


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