Original description as Cichlasoma haitiensis:
- Tee-Van, J.. 1935. "Cichlid fishes in the West Indies with especial reference to Haiti, including the description of a new species of Cichlasoma". Zoologica. pp. 281-300 (crc00263)
Conservation: Nandopsis haitiensis is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.