Original reference as:
- Andersen, Thomas. 2015. "More than one species behind the name? Xenotilapia bathyphilus". Cichlid News Magazine. v. 24(n. 1), pp. 6-11 (crc06511)
Conservation: Xenotilapia sp. 'bathyphilus yellow' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.