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macrophthalmus, Aplocheilichthys Meinken [H.] 1932:53, Fig. 1 [Blätter für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde v. 43 (no. 4); ref. 16502] Near Lagos, Nigeria. Lectotype: ZMB 31418. Paralectotypes: MNHN 1960-0393 (50), ZMB 31419 (1). Type catalog: Paepke & Seegers 1986:149 [ref. 19981]. Lectotype selected in Paepke & Seegers 1986:149 [ref. 19981]. •Valid as Aplocheilichthys macrophthalmus Meinken 1932 -- (Berkenkamp & Etzel 1982:72 [ref. 30501], Wildekamp et al. 1986:177 [ref. 6198], Lévèque et al. 1991:144 [ref. 31367], Romand in Lévêque et al. 1992:623 [ref. 21590]). •Synonym of Aplocheilichthys luxophthalmus (Brüning 1929) -- (authors). •Valid as Poropanchax macrophthalmus (Meinken 1932) -- (Huber 1999:61 [ref. 25500], Huber 1999:59 [ref. 23835]). •Valid as Aplocheilichthys macrophthalmus Meinken 1932, subspecies macrophthalmus Meinken 1932 -- (Lazara 2001:41 [ref. 25711]). •Valid as Micropanchax macrophthalmus (Meinken 1932) -- (Ghedotti 2000:38 [ref. 27228]). •Synonym of Poropanchax luxophthalmus (Brüning 1929) -- (Wildekamp & Malumbres 2004:62 [ref. 27740], van der Zee et al. 2019:8 [ref. 37017]). Current status: Synonym of Poropanchax luxophthalmus (Brüning 1929). Procatopodidae: Procatopodinae. Habitat: freshwater.