Redescription of Pseudotropheus livingstonii and Pseudotropheus elegans from Lake Malaŵi, Africa

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Abstract

Pseudotropheus livingstonii and P. elegans are two sand-dwelling cichlid species that belong to the so-called mbuna, a group of predominantly rock-dwelling haplochromines of Lake Malaŵi. The identity of these two species has confused taxonomists for almost a century until a recent rediscovery of representatives of P. elegans close to its type locality. New diagnoses for both species are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-178
Number of pages10
JournalZootaxa
Volume4154
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 19 2016

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  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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