Illustration of type Paratilapia polyodon as it appears in figure 236 on page 349 of Boulenger, George Albert. 1915. Catalogue of the fishes of Africa in the British Museum (Natural History) Volume III. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), London. i-xii + pp. 1-526.Photo by anonymous . Sent by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas.


Paratilapia polyodon Boulenger, 1909

Considered a synonym of Haplochromis retrodens (Hilgendorf, 1888)

  • van Oijen, Martien J.P. 1991. "Hoplotilapia, Paralabidochromis, Platytaeniodus, Schubotzia". Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). pp. 198-199, 355, 382, 438 (crc01504)

Original description as Paratilapia polyodon:


  • Boulenger, George Albert. 1908. "On a small collection of reptiles, batrachians, and fishes made by Dr. E. Bayon in Uganda". Annali del Museo Civico di Storia naturale di Genova. (Ser. 3) vol. 4, n. 44; pp. 5-7 (crc01035)
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