最初命名為 Lamprologus calliurus:
- Boulenger, George Albert. 1906. "Fourth Contribution to the Ichthyology of Lake Tanganyika - Report on the collection of fishes made by Dr. W. A. Cunnington during the third Tanganyika Expedition, 1904-1905". Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. Vol. 17, Part 6(1): pp. 537-619. DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.1905.tb000 (crc00004)
保育: exLamprologus calliurus 尚未被國際自然保育聯盟列入IUCN受威脅物種紅皮書名單中. exLamprologus calliurus has a lake wide distribution and is too small to play any role as food fish even though plankton-feeding males would be liable to be caught in nets. As far as I can see there is no threat to the existence of this species.