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About the taxonomic status of Lepidiolamprologus kendalli, nkambae and kamambae

By & Konings, Ad, 2013.
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Patrick Tawil, 2004

About the taxonomic status of Lepidiolamprologus kendalli, nkambae and kamambae

Classification: Taxonomy and phylogeny, Lake Tanganyika.

" We explain why the diagnostic differences between Lepidiolamprologus kendalli (Poll & Stewart, 1977) and the recently described Lepidiolamprologus kamambae Kullander, Karlsson & Karlsson, 2012 are not sufficient to consider them as separate species, and hence we propose the reclassification of Lepidiolamprologus kamambae as a subspecies of L. kendalli. Lamprologus nkambae Staeck, 1978 should remain a synonym of L. kendalli since its shows no significant external diagnosable features "

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