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vittatus, Hydrocinus Castelnau [F. L.] 1861:65 [Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe; ref. 767] Rundu, Okavango River, Namibia, 17°54'S, 19°46'E. Neotype: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 22228. Original locality: Lake N'gami, Botswana, South Africa. Neotype designated by Paugy & Guégan 1989:66 [ref. 26479]. •Valid as Hydrocynus vittatus Castelnau 1861 -- (Paugy 1984:171 [ref. 6183], Brewster 1986:193 [ref. 8104], Paugy & Guégan 1989:68 [ref. 26479], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1990:199 [ref. 21589], Lévèque et al. 1991:139 [ref. 31367], Skelton 1993:206 [ref. 24071], Seegers 1996:175 [ref. 23725], Skelton 2001:206 [ref. 27406], De Vos et al. 2001:129, 131 [ref. 26059], Seegers et al. 2003:36 [ref. 28087], Paugy & Schaefer 2007:355 [ref. 30022], Marshall 2011:137 [ref. 31755], Kullander & Roberts 2012:368 [ref. 31751], Bruton et al. 2018:58 [ref. 36373], Skelton 2019:233 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Hydrocynus vittatus Castelnau 1861. Alestidae. Distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa. Habitat: freshwater.