" The taxonomic history of Labidochromis joanjohnsonae is discussed and the species is transferred to the genus Melanochromis. A redescription is given based upon an examination of the holotype and ten additional specimens. A request is made for more care in the preparation of description of new species of Lake Malawi cichlids "
Classification: Taxonomy and phylogeny, Lake Malawi.
Reference in bibliography for species (3)
- Labidochromis joanjohnsonae referred to as Melanochromis joanjohnsonae.
- Labidochromis pallidus referred to as Labidochromis margaritae.
- Labidochromis textilis referred to as Labidochromis joanjohnsonae.
Lewis, Digby. 1980. "A further examination of the taxonomic status of Labidochromis joanjohnsonae Johnson 1974 with a redescription of the species". Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines. 94: 959-971 (crc01902) (abstract)