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sphekodes, Mormyrops Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879:101 [12] [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 3; ref. 3881] Ogooué River at Doumé, Gabon. Lectotype: MNHN A-0893. Paralectotype: MNHN 1998-1050. Type catalog: Bertin 1940:268 [ref. 293] erroneously as holotype, Poll 1948:76 [ref. 31166] as sphecodes. On p. 12 of separate. Often spelled sphecodes, original was sphekodes. Lectotype selected by Rich et al. 2017:[9, 14] [ref. 35306]. •Valid as Brienomyrus sphecodes (Sauvage 1879) -- (Gosse 1984:65 [ref. 6169]). •Valid as Paramormyrops sphekodes (Sauvage 1879) -- (Hopkins et al. 2007:305 [ref. 30019], Rich et al. 2017:[9, 14] [ref. 35306]). Current status: Valid as Paramormyrops sphekodes (Sauvage 1879). Mormyridae. Distribution: Doumé and Sébé Rivers, Gabon, Lower Guinea, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.