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longirostris, Mormyrus Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1852:275 [Monatsberichte der K√∂niglichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1852; ref. 18539] Mozambique. Lectotype: ZMB 3672. Paralectotypes: ZMB 3671 (1), 32044 (1). Also in Peters 1868:83, Pl. 16 (fig. 2) [ref. 3440]. Lectotype selected by Seegers 1996:79 [ref. 23725]. •Valid as Mormyrus longirostris Peters 1852 -- (Gosse 1984:103 [ref. 6169], Skelton 1993:95 [ref. 24071], Seegers 1996:78 [ref. 23725], Skelton 2001:95 [ref. 27406], De Vos et al. 2001:131 [ref. 26059] as longirostrus, Snoeks 2004:20 [ref. 28111], Kramer & van der Bank 2011:2670 [ref. 31546], Marshall 2011:45 [ref. 31755]). Current status: Valid as Mormyrus longirostris Peters 1852. Mormyridae. Distribution: Africa: southern and eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.