Maylandia heteropicta

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Maylandia heteropicta
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Maylandia
M. heteropicta
Binomial name
Maylandia heteropicta
Staeck, 1980

Pseudotropheus heteropicta Staeck, 1980

Maylandia heteropicta is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi where it is only known from Thumbi West Island. This species can reach a length of 8.6 centimetres (3.4 in) SL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ Konings, A. (2018). "Chindongo heteropictus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T61144A47236955. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  2. ^ Konings, A.F. (2016). Malaŵi Cichlids in their natural habitat (5 ed.). Cichlid Press. p. 447. ISBN 978-1-932892-23-9.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)