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Table 1 List of specimens used in this study and taxonomic information. The tribe names follow the nomenclature of [57,58]. Note that the 'modern haplochromines' are a monophyletic subgroup of the haplochromine cichlids and contain the entire species flocks of Lake Malawi and the Victoria region, the Tanganyikan Tropheini, as well as some riverine and lacustrine haplochromines in East Africa [7]. Species that exhibit egg-dummies on male anal fins (AF) or pelvic fins (PF) are indicated.

From: Adaptive sequence evolution in a color gene involved in the formation of the characteristic egg-dummies of male haplochromine cichlid fishes

Species name Geographic origin Tribe/taxonomic information AF PF
Altolamprologus calvus Lake Tanganyika Lamprologini   
Astatoreochromis alluaudi East Africa, Lake Victoria region Haplochromini X  
Astatotilapia burtoni Lake Tanganyika area Haplochromini/'modern haplochromines' X  
Bathybates minor Lake Tanganyika Bathybatini   
Cyrtocara moorii Lake Malawi Haplochromini/'modern haplochromines' *  
Haplochromis bloyeti East Africa, rivers Haplochromini/'modern haplochromines' X  
Haplochromis obliquidens Lake Victoria Haplochromini/'modern haplochromines' X  
Lamprologus teugelsi Congo River Lamprologini   
Limnochromis auritus Lake Tanganyika Limnochromini   
Ophthalmotilapia ventralis Lake Tanganyika Ectodini   X
Oreochromis tanganicae Lake Tanganyika Tilapiini   
Plecodus straeleni Lake Tanganyika Perissodini   
Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor East Africa, rivers and lakes Haplochromini X  
Telmatochromis bifrenatus Lake Tanganyika Lamprologini   
Pseudotrophus sp. 'bicolor' Lake Malawi Haplochromini/'modern haplochromines' X  
Thoracochromis brauschi Congo River Haplochromini/CSA clade** X  
Trematocara unimaculatum Lake Tanganyika Trematocarini   
Xenotilapia spiloptera Lake Tanganyika Ectodini   
Xystichromis phytophagus Lake Kanyaboli, Lake Victoria Haplochromini/'modern haplochromines' X  
  1. *This species from Lake Malawi is a haplochromine representative lacking anal fin egg-spots.
  2. **CSA clade, Congolese/South African clade (according to [7]).