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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
Genus placement based on the status of Metriaclima, a synonym of Maylandia (Ref. 79558). Correct epithet spelling from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Jan. 2012: Ref. 89336).
  Etymology of generic noun  
In honour of Hans J. Mayland, German ictiologist (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The specific epithet, mossambicus, refers to the area where the species is native; an adjective (Ref. 86409).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS