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simus, Petrocephalus Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879:100 [11] [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 3; ref. 3881] Doumé, about 00°51'S, 12°56'E, Ogôoué River, near Lastoursville, Gabon. Syntypes: MNHN A-0892 (2). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:264 [ref. 293], Poll 1948:76 [ref. 31166]. On p. 11 of separate. •Valid as Petrocephalus simus Sauvage 1879 -- (Gosse 1984:113 [ref. 6169], Lévêque et al. 1989:115 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:337 [ref. 26477], Kramer & van der Bank 2000:397 [ref. 25762], Lavoué et al. 2004:514 [ref. 27871], Hopkins et al. 2007:243 [ref. 30019], Lavoué et al. 2010:44 [ref. 30944], Kramer et al. 2012:2233 [ref. 32160], Lovoué 2012:2167 [ref. 32189], Skelton 2019:230 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Petrocephalus simus Sauvage 1879. Mormyridae. Distribution: Western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.