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liocephalus, Clarias Boulenger [G. A.] 1898:496 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1898 (pt 3); ref. 20658] Kinyamkolo, Lake Tanganyika, Zambia. Holotype: BMNH 1898.9.9.70. Non-types: BMNH 1898.9.9.71 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:145 [ref. 29155] with comments on original speimens. Appeared first as above, then in more detail in Boulenger 1898:24, Pl. 7 (fig. 2) [ref. 547]; only 1 specimen listed in ref. 547; possibly 2 involved in the original description in ref. 20658; see Ferraris 2007:145 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype established by Teugels 1986 [ref. 12548] if needed. •Valid as Clarias liocephalus Boulenger 1898 -- (Teugels 1986:88 [ref. 6193], Teugels 1986:164 [ref. 12548], Burgess 1989:146 [ref. 12860], Skelton 1993:232 [ref. 24071], Seegers 1996:208 [ref. 23725], Skelton 2001:232 [ref. 27406], De Vos et al. 2001:131 [ref. 26059], Seegers et al. 2003:38 [ref. 28087], Snoeks 2004:24 [ref. 28111], Ferraris 2007:145 [ref. 29155], Marshall 2011:164 [ref. 31755], Bruton et al. 2018:71 [ref. 36373], Skelton 2019:235 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Clarias liocephalus Boulenger 1898. Clariidae. Distribution: Widespread in southern and eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.