Above: Labidochromis textilis, a male photographed underwater
by Ad Konings at Lumbaulo, Mozambique (about midway between the town of
Cóbuè and the Mozambique Tanzania border);
photo, used by permission, from
Konings (1995c). This is one of several
Labidochromis spp. that share the unusual color pattern of narrow,
alternating yellow and blue horizontal stripes.
Below: The holotype of Labidochromis textilis
(BMNH 1975.5.27:9). From Oliver (1975: fig. 1). Further below is a
drawing of holotype's lower pharyngeal bone, from Oliver (1975: fig. 3).
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