A further examination of the taxonomic status of Labidochromis joanjohnsonae Johnson 1974 with a redescription of the species

By Lewis, Digby

Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines, 94: 959-971 1980


" 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.

Language: English

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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)