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Hemisynodontis Bleeker [P.] 1862:6 Masc. Pimelodus membranaceus Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Bleeker used membranaceus in combination with his new genus, so we treat the gender as masculine. •Valid within Synodontis sensu lato -- (Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:513 [ref. 21590]). •Valid as Hemisynodontis Bleeker 1862 -- (Poll 1971:32 [ref. 7700], Gosse 1986:114 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:195 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:203 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:309 [ref. 29155]). •Synonym of Synodontis Cuvier 1816, but a valid subgenus Hemisynodontis -- (Dankwa et al. 1999:38 [ref. 28023]). •Synonym of Synodontis Cuvier 1816 -- (Willoughby 1994:25 [ref. 22047]). Current status: Synonym of Synodontis Cuvier 1816. Mochokidae: Mochokinae.