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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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lithobates, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] in Eccles & Trewavas 1989:163, Fig. 84 [Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera.; ref. 13547] Thumbi Island West, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype: BMNH 1974.7.5.1. Paratypes: BMNH 1974.7.5.2-3 (2); YPM ICH; plus 46 additional paratypes to be deposted in BMNH and USNM. Described in part from Oliver manuscript (thesis, 1984) and new material; authorship technically might also involve Eccles and Trewavas. •Valid as Otopharynx lithobates Oliver 1989 -- (Maréchal 1991:349 [ref. 20944], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:161 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx lithobates Oliver 1989. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.

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