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spilargyreia, Poecilia Duméril [A. H. A.] 1861:258 [Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 10 [for 1858]; ref. 1149] Fresh water of the coast of Mandingues, eastern Africa [but probably near coast at Saint Louis, Senegal]. Lectotype: MNHN 0000-2992. Paralectotypes: MNHN B-2651 [ex MNHN 0000-2992] (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:18 [ref. 19576], Wildekamp et al. 1986:260 [ref. 6198]. Lectotype apparently selected by Clausen (not researched and not designated here). For locality information see Huber 1998:29 [ref. 23446]. •Valid as Epiplatys spilargyreius (Duméril 1861) -- (Huber 1982:57 [ref. 20638], Wildekamp et al. 1986:260 [ref. 6198], Lévêque et al. 1989:121 [ref. 26480], Lévêque 1990:43 [ref. 19786], Lévèque et al. 1991:144 [ref. 31367], Romand in Lévêque et al. 1992:631 [ref. 21590], Wildekamp 1996:125 [ref. 23649], Seegers 1997:16 [ref. 23895], Dankwa et al. 1999:43 [ref. 28023], Lazara 2001:114 [ref. 25711], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Epiplatys spilargyreius (Duméril 1861). Nothobranchiidae. Distribution: Africa. Habitat: freshwater.