Copadichromis pleurostigmoides, photo copyright © by M. K. Oliver
 

Above: Copadichromis pleurostigmoides (?), an individual lacking the precaudal spot present in the holotype. Photo copyright © by M. K. Oliver. Below is a drawing of the holotype, 137 mm (fork length?), from the original description by Iles (1960: fig. 9). Compare this species with Copadichromis pleurostigma.
 

Copadichromis pleurostigmoides, drawing of holotype

 

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