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furcatus, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1864:430 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Niger, western Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1864.7.22.1. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590]). •Valid as Chrysichthys furcatus Günther 1864 -- (Risch 1986:18 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys furcatus Günther 1864. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Coastal rivers of western Africa, from Liberia to Angola. Habitat: freshwater.