Pseudotropheus williamsi, photo from Ribbink et al. (1983) Another Pseudotropheus williamsi, photo from Ribbink et al. (1983)

A third Pseudotropheus williamsi, photo from Ribbink et al. (1983)
 

Pseudotropheus williamsi is the type species of the genus Pseudotropheus. Photo a (above): P. williamsi "namalenje," from Namalenje Island, Malawi. Photo i (above): P. williamsi "nkudzi," from Nkudzi, Malawi. Photo j (above): P. williamsi "maleri," from Maleri Island. From Plates 6a, 5i, and 5j, respectively, of Ribbink et al., 1983; reproduced by permission of the Zoological Society of Southern Africa. Scroll down for additional, black-and-white photos of preserved specimens, including holotype.
 

Pseudotropheus williamsi holotype, photo copyright © 1997 by M. K. Oliver
Above: Pseudotropheus williamsi holotype (BMNH 1893.1.17: 6). Below: some specimens from the Nkata Bay area referred to this species by Fryer (in BMNH; uncatalogued material as of 1971). Black-and-white photos copyright © 1997 by M. K. Oliver.

Pseudotropheus williamsi, Nkata Bay specimens collected by Fryer, photo copyright © 1997 by M. K. Oliver
 


 

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