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guineensis, Haligenes Bleeker [P.] 1863:41, Pl. 7 [Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem (Ser. 2) v. 18 (1862); ref. 395] Ashantee, Guinea. Lectotype: RMNH 2134 (largest of 2). Paralectotypes: RMNH 24404 [ex 2134] (1). Original as guineënsis. A separate of ref. 395 is dated 1862, but the date could be 1863. The separate could have been used by Günther 1862 [ref. 1969]. For authorship problems see account of Chromis guineensis. •Synonym of Coptodon guineensis (Günther 1862). Current status: Synonym of Coptodon guineensis (Günther 1862). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.