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Diplotaxodon argenteus Trewavas, 1935
Original description as Diplotaxodon argenteus:
- Trewavas, Ethelwynn. 1935. "A Synopsis of the Cichlid Fishes of Lake Nyasa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Series 10; pp. 65-118 (crc00118).
Conservation: Diplotaxodon argenteus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2006). Diplotaxodon argenteus is a very common cichlid of the deeper water and is normally not exploited by local fishermen, except by hook and line.