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leptodon, Lethrinops Regan [C. T.] 1922:721, Fig. 29 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1921 (pt 4) (no. 36); ref. 3673] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Syntypes: (8) BMNH 1921.9.6.201-207. A specimen captioned "Lectotype" is figured in Eccles & Trewavas 1989:123, Fig. 56. •Valid as Lethrinops leptodon Regan 1922 -- (Eccles & Lewis 1978:3 [ref. 7012], Eccles & Trewavas 1989:122 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:235 [ref. 20944], Ngatunga & Snoeks 2004:257 [ref. 28115], Konings 2016:382 [ref. 34521], Turner et al. 2023:525 [ref. 40302]). Current status: Valid as Lethrinops leptodon Regan 1922. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.


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