Original reference as Telmatochromis sp. 'dhonti yellow':
- Konings, Ad. 2019. "Tanganyika cichlids in their natural habitat, 4th edition". Cichlid Press. pp. 1-432 (crc09277) (abstract)
Conservation: Telmatochromis sp. 'dhonti yellow' is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.