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petersii, Mormyrus Günther [A.] 1862:64 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 28 (pt. 1); ref. 18180] Old Calabar, Nigeria. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1863.9.29.141. Figured in Günther 1864:22, Pl. 2 (fig. 2) [ref. 13929]. Misspelled petersi by Pellegrin 1921:635 [ref. 30437]. •Valid as Gnathonemus petersii (Günther 1862) -- (Gosse 1984:72 [ref. 6169], Bigorne 1990:125 [ref. 20120], Bigorne in Lévêque et al. 1990:135 [ref. 21589], Lévèque et al. 1991:138 [ref. 31367], Hopkins et al. 2007:279 [ref. 30019], Kullander & Roberts 2012:366 [ref. 31751], Skelton 2019:231 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Gnathonemus petersii (Günther 1862). Mormyridae. Distribution: Western and central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.