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tapirus, Mormyrus Pappenheim [P.] 1905:217 [Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1905 (no. 8-9); ref. 15371] Lokunje River, Cameroon. Syntypes: (4) BMNH 1907.12.3.3 [ex ZMB] (1), ZMB 14727 (1), 14848 (1), 16297 (1). •Valid as Mormyrus tapirus Pappenheim 1905 -- (Gosse 1984:106 [ref. 6169], Lévêque et al. 1989:115 [ref. 26480], Bigorne in Lévêque et al. 1990:127 [ref. 21589], Paugy et al. 1990:337 [ref. 26477], Hopkins et al. 2007:263 [ref. 30019]). Current status: Valid as Mormyrus tapirus Pappenheim 1905. Mormyridae. Distribution: Western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.