Original description as Julidochromis sp. 'ornatus muzi':
- Konings, Ad. 2019. "Tanganyika cichlids in their natural habitat, 4th edition". Cichlid Press. pp. 1-432 (crc09277) (abstract)
Conservation: Julidochromis sp. 'ornatus muzi' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.