Biography of Ad Konings
 

Fish descriptions


1. Konings, A. 1990. Description of six new Malawi cichlids. TFH magazine, vol. 38 (11), pp 110-129.
01 Copadichromis azureus,
02 Copadichromis mbenjii,
03 Copadichromis verduyni,
04 Otopharynx walteri,
05 Iodotropheus stuartgranti,
06 Pseudotropheus saulosi

2. Konings, A. 1993. A revision of the genus Sciaenochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989 (Pisces, Cichlidae). The Cichlids Yearbook, vol. 3, pp 28-36.
07 Sciaenochromis fryeri,
08 Sciaenochromis psammophilus,
09 Sciaenochromis benthicola

3. Konings, A. 1994. Pseudotropheus demasoni sp. nov.: a sexually monomorphic cichlid from the Tanzanian coast of Lake Malawi. The Cichlids Yearbook, vol. 4, pp 24-27.
10 Pseudotropheus demasoni

4. Konings, A. 1995. Description of Pseudotropheus estherae sp. nov., the well-known Red Zebra Cichlid from Lake Malawi. TFH magazine, vol. 43: 206–210.
11 Pseudotropheus estherae

5. Konings, A. 1995. A review of the sand-dwelling species of the genus Aulonocara, with the description of three new species.  The Cichlids Yearbook, vol. 5, pp 26-36.
12 Aulonocara gertrudae,
13 Aulonocara brevinidus,
14 Aulonocara aquilonium
 

6. Konings, A. 1999. Description of Three New Copadichromis Species (Labroidei; Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. TFH magazine, vol. 47 (9) May: pp 62-85
15 Copadichromis ilesi,
16 Copadichromis geertsi,
17 Copadichromis trewavasae

7. Stauffer, J. R., Jr. & A. F. Konings. 2006. Review of Copadichromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with the description of a new genus and six new species. Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters, vol. 17 (1), pp 9-42.
01 Mchenga
18 Copadichromis melas,
19 Copadichromis chizumuluensis,
20 Copadichromis diplostigma,
21 Copadichromis insularis,
22 Copadichromis cyanocephalus,
23 Copadichromis parvus

8. Konings, A.F. & J.R. Stauffer. 2006. Revised diagnosis of Metriaclima with description of a new species (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi National Park, Africa. Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters, vol. 17 (3), pp 233-246.
24 Metriaclima flavifemina

9. Konings-Dudin, G., A.F. Konings & J.R. Stauffer. 2009. Descriptions of three new species of Melanochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) and a redescription of M. vermivorus. Zootaxa 2076: 37–59.
25 Melanochromis kaskazini,
26 Melanochromis wochepa,
27 Melanochromis mossambiquensis

10. Cleaver, R.M., A.F. Konings & J.R. Stauffer, Jr. 2009. Two new cave-dwelling cichlids of Lake Malawi, Africa. Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters, vol. 20 (2), pp 163-178.
28 Otopharynx spelaeotes,
29 Otopharynx antron

11. Ciccotto, P.J., A. Konings & J.R. Stauffer, Jr. 2011. Descriptions of five new species in the genus Metriaclima (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. Zootaxa 2738: 1–25.
30 Metriaclima glaucos,
31 Metriaclima mossambicum,
32 Metriaclima sciasma,
33 Metriaclima nkhunguense,
34 Metriaclima xanthos

12. Stauffer Jr, J.R., R. Cleaver-Yoder & A. Konings. 2011. Two new species of Stigmatochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 124(3): 212222.
35 Stigmatochromis melanchros,
36 Stigmatochromis macrorhynchos

13. Lundeba, M., J.R. Stauffer & A. Konings. 2011. Five new species of the genus Petrotilapia (Teleostei: Cichlidae), from Lake Malawi, Africa. Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters, vol. 22 (2), pp 149-168.
37 Petrotilapia xanthos,
38 Petrotilapia flaviventris,
39 Petrotilapia palingnathos,
40 Petrotilapia pyroscelos,
41 Petrotilapia mumboensis

14. Konings, A.F. & J.R. Stauffer, Jr. 2012. Review of the Lake Malawi genus Melanochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with a description of a new species. Zootaxa 3258: 1–27.
42 Melanochromis mpoto

15. Stauffer Jr, J.R., K. Black & A.F. Konings. 2013. Descriptions of five new species of Metriaclima (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. Zootaxa, 3647(1): 101–136.
43 Metriaclima midomo,
44 Metriaclima lundoense,
45 Metriaclima tarakiki,
46 Metriaclima pambazuko,
47 Metriaclima nigrodorsalis

16. Li, Shan & A.F. Konings, J.R. Stauffer. 2016. A revision of the Pseudotropheus elongatus species group (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with description of a new genus and seven new species Zootaxa, 4168(2): 1–29.
02 Chindongo
48 Chindongo bellicosus,
49 Cynotilapia chilundu,
50 Metriaclima flavicauda,
51 Metriaclima usisyae,
52 Tropheops biriwira,
53 Tropheops kamtambo,
54 Tropheops kumwera

17. Stauffer, Jay R. Jr., A.F. Konings, T.M. Ryan. 2016. Redescription of Pseudotropheus livingstonii and Pseudotropheus elegans from Lake Malawi, Africa. Zootaxa, 4154(2): 169–178.

18. Stauffer, Jay R. Jr., T.B. Phiri & A.F. Konings. 2018. Description of two deep-water fishes of the genus Diplotaxodon (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 131(1): 90–100.
55 Diplotaxodon longimaxilla,
56 Diplotaxodon altus

19. Stauffer, Jay R. Jr. & A.F. Konings. 2021. A new species of Diplotaxodon (Cichliformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi. Zootaxa, 4903(2): 275–284.
57 Diplotaxodon dentatus

20. Miller, T.A., A.F. Konings & Stauffer, J.R. Jr. 2021. Descriptions of two new shell-dwelling species of Metriaclima (Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. Zootaxa, 5052(3): 419–432.
58 Metriaclima ngarae,
59 Metriaclima gallireyae

21. Stauffer, J.R. Jr. & A.F. Konings. 2021. Description of a geographically variable elongate rock-dwelling cichlid (Cichliformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa. Zootaxa, 5296 (2): 265–274.
60 Metriaclima melissa

22. Konings, A.F., T.A. Miller, & J.R. Stauffer Jr. 2024. Description of a rock-dwelling cichlid that re-invaded the sand substrate in Lake Malawi, Africa. Zootaxa, 5399(2):181189.
61 Pseudotropheus likomae

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