Original reference as:
- Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & K. Black, M. Geerts, A. Konings, & K. M. MacKaye. 2006. "Cichlid Fish Diversity and Speciation". Reconstructing the Tree of Life: Taxonomy and Systematics of Species Rich Taxa. pp. 216-226 (crc04455)
Conservation: Amphilophus sp. 'xiloa fatlip' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.