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mylodon, Lethrinops Eccles [D. H.] & Lewis [D. S. C.] 1979:15, Figs. 9-11 [Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology No. 38; ref. 6939] East of Monkey Bay, 14°04'S, 34°58'E, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa, depth 30-40 fathoms. Holotype: BMNH 1978.10.31.27. Paratypes: AMNH 37904 (2); BMNH 1978.10.31.28-32 (5); MFRU (4, 1 skeleton); MRAC 78-32-P-9-10 (1, 1); QVMS 3800 (2); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 8335 (2); USNM 218881 (2). Described as a species and subspecies. •Valid as Lethrinops mylodon Eccles & Lewis 1979 -- (Eccles & Trewavas 1989:130 [ref. 13547], Maréchal 1991:239 [ref. 20944], Ngatunga & Snoeks 2003:128 [ref. 26763], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:285 [ref. 28117], Konings 2016:397 [ref. 34521]). Current status: Valid as Lethrinops mylodon Eccles & Lewis 1979. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.


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