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Mormyrus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:327 Masc. Mormyrus cyprinoides Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1917:15 [ref. 2407], not caschive a pre-Linnaean name in synonymy and not available for type designation and not anguilloides; see Appendix A in Eschmeyer 1990 [ref. 20647]. On Official List (Opinion 77, Direction 56) with type correctly as cyprinoides. •Valid as Mormyrus Linnaeus 1758 -- (Lévêque & Bigorne 1985 [ref. 5947], Roberts 1989 [ref. 12832], Paugy & Bénech 1989:299 [ref. 26478], Bigorne in Lévêque et al. 1990:126 [ref. 21589], Paugy et al. 1990:337 [ref. 26477], Poll & Gosse 1995:131 [ref. 24781], Seegers 1996:67 [ref. 23725], Dankwa et al. 1999:14 [ref. 28023], Lavoué et al. 2003:288 [ref. 29517], Hopkins et al. 2007:261 [ref. 30019], Marshall 2011:43 [ref. 31755], Kramer 2012:1 [ref. 32485], Sullivan et al. 2016:140 [ref. 34183]). Current status: Valid as Mormyrus Linnaeus 1758. Mormyridae.