- Trewavas, Ethelwynn. 1973. "I. On the cichlid fishes of the genus Pelmatochromis with proposal of a new genus for P. congicus; on the relationship between Pelmatochromis and Tilapia and the recognition of Sarotherodon as a distinct genus". Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series. 25:1:1-26 (crc01180) (abstract)
Type species: Pelmatochromis congicus Boulenger, 1897 (original designation).