Original description as Serranochromis cacuchi:
- Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & Roger Bills, Paul H. Skelton. 2021. "Four new species of Serranochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Cuanza and Okavango river systems in Angola, including a preliminary key for the genus". Zootaxa. v. 4908(n. 1), pp. 66–84. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4908.1.4 (crc11108) (abstract)
Conservation: Serranochromis cacuchi is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.