Original reference as:
- Ngatunga, B. & J. Snoeks. 2004. "Key to the shallow water species of Lethrinops sensu lato". The Cichlid Diversity of Lake Malawi, Identification, Distribution and Taxonomy. pp 252-260 (crc01926)
Conservation: Tramitichromis sp. 'maculae' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.