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macrophthalma, Tilapia Boulenger [G. A.] 1908:242 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 2 (no. 9); ref. 575] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1908.10.27.95. Paralectotypes: (6 + 1 skeleton) BMNH 1908.10.27.96 (1), 1908.10.27.97-98 (2), 1908.10.27.100 (1 skeleton) plus 2 that are holotypes of other species. Lectotype selected by Eccles & Lewis 1979:3 [ref. 6939]. •Valid as Lethrinops macrophthalmus (Boulenger 1908) -- (Eccles & Lewis 1979:3 [ref. 6939], Eccles & Trewavas 1989:137 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:237 [ref. 20944], Ngatunga & Snoeks 2003:128 [ref. 26763], Ngatunga & Snoeks 2004:257 [ref. 28115], Konings 2016:378 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Lethrinops macrophthalmus (Boulenger 1908). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.


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