Labidochromis heterodon, drawing of holotype; from Lewis (1982)

The holotype of Labidochromis heterodon (a female, 56.4 mm SL; BMNH 1981.1.9: 58), from Boadzulu Island in the southeast arm of Lake Malawi. Reproduced from Fig. 18 of Lewis (1982). Compare the similar, and perhaps identical, L. mathotho [which would be the senior synonym (the name to be used) if the two species are found to be identical].



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