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bovei, Mormyrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847:283 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 19; ref. 4883] Nile River, Egypt. Syntypes: MNHN A-0906 (2), 1967 (2), 4404 (11). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:264 [ref. 293]. •Valid as Petrocephalus bovei (Valenciennes 1847) -- (Gosse 1984:110 [ref. 6169], Paugy & Bénech 1989:299 [ref. 26478] dated 1846, Bigorne in Lévêque et al. 1990:169 [ref. 21589], Paugy et al. 1990:337 [ref. 26477] dated 1846, Bigorne & Paugy 1991:13 [ref. 20122], Dankwa et al. 1999:17 [ref. 28023], Hopkins et al. 2007:247 [ref. 30019], Lavoué 2011:23 [ref. 31401], Kramer et al. 2012:2232 [ref. 32160]). Current status: Valid as Petrocephalus bovei (Valenciennes 1847). Mormyridae. Distribution: Africa. Habitat: freshwater.