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Metriaclima xanstomachus (Stauffer & Boltz, 1989)
Original description as Pseudotropheus xanstomachus:
- Stauffer, Jay Richard Jr. & J. M. Boltz. 1989. "Description of a rock-dwelling cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. v. 102; n. 1; pp. 8-13 (crc01070).
Conservation: Metriaclima xanstomachus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2006).