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ngamensis, Clarias Castelnau [F. L.] 1861:63 [Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe; ref. 767] Lake Ngami, 17°50'S, 21°00'E, Botswana, southern Africa. Neotype: BMNH 1910.5.31.27. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:146 [ref. 29155]. Original as N'gamensis. Neotype designated by Teugels 1983:17 [ref. 12851]. •Valid as Clarias ngamensis Castelnau 1861 -- (Teugels 1986:90 [ref. 6193], Teugels 1986:15 [ref. 12548], Burgess 1989:146 [ref. 12860], Skelton 1993:230 [ref. 24071], Poll & Gosse 1995:195 [ref. 24781], Agnèse & Teugels 2001:685 [ref. 25481], Skelton 2001:230 [ref. 27406], Snoeks 2004:24 [ref. 28111], Agnèse & Teugels 2005:552 [ref. 29271], Ferraris 2007:146 [ref. 29155], Marshall 2011:162 [ref. 31755], Bruton et al. 2018:69 [ref. 36373], Skelton 2019:235 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Clarias ngamensis Castelnau 1861. Clariidae. Distribution: Widespread in southern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.