A male (yellow) and female of Aulonocara baenschi, from Meyer & Riehl (1985). The holotype (SMF 20041, Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt) and the 15 paratypes of this species were collected on 30 March 1983 by Stuart Grant at Nkhomo, Malawi, which is 8 km east of the town of Benga. The species was named for Dr. Ulrich Baensch, founder of TetraWerke, the German fish-food and aquarium products company.
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