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microlepis, Pelotrophus Günther [A.] 1864:314 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1864 (pt 2); ref. 1979] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Syntypes: BMNH 1864.1.9.67 (1, skin), 1864.6.28.22 (1, skin). •Valid as Opsaridium microlepis (Günther 1864) -- (Lévêque & Daget 1984:328 [ref. 6186], Snoeks 2004:21 [ref. 28111]). Current status: Valid as Opsaridium microlepis (Günther 1864). Danionidae: Chedrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.