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milomo, Placidochromis Oliver [M. K.] in Eccles & Trewavas 1989:113, Fig. 52 [Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera.; ref. 13547] Off Thumbi Island West, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa, depth 16-36 meters. Holotype: USNM 304652. Paratypes: AMNH 58749 (2, c&s); BMNH (2, not found); USNM 304653-54 (1, 1). Additional material: BMNH 1972.12.18.20, 1973.1.12.8-9 (2), 1986.2.5.121 (1), 1988.3.7.1-3 (3) and 1988.1.22.12-17 (6). Described in part from Oliver manuscript (thesis, 1984) and new material; authorship technically might also involve Eccles and Trewavas. •Valid as Placidochromis milomo Oliver 1989 -- (Konings 2016:165 [ref. 34521]). •Mention -- (Snoeks & Manuel 2004:83 [ref. 28112]). Current status: Valid as Placidochromis milomo Oliver 1989. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.


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