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roloffi, Aphyosemion Roloff [E.] (ex Ahl) 1936:387 [Wochenschrift für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde v. 33 (no. 25); ref. 19987] Tributary of Port Loko Creek, ca. 40 kilometers east-northeast of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Lectotype: ZMB 21071. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1937.6.14.9-11 (3), ZMB 31472 [ex ZMB 21071] (2). Type catalog: Paepke & Seegers 1986:155 [ref. 19981]. See also Aphyosemion (Aphyosemion) roloffi Ahl 1937. Lectotype selected in Paepke & Seegers 1986:155 [ref. 19981]. See also Huber 2006:21 [ref. 28935]. Roloff made the name available and he (unfortunately) is the author; Ahl suggested the name but did not participate in the act that made the name available. •Valid as Aphyosemion roloffi Roloff 1936 -- (Wildekamp et al. 1986:233 [ref. 6198], Seegers 1988:46 [ref. 19980], Lévêque et al. 1989:121 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:341 [ref. 26477], Romand in Lévêque et al. 1992:611 [ref. 21590], Wildekamp 1993:264 [ref. 26378]). •Valid as Roloffia roloffi (Roloff 1936) -- (Roloff 1971:(2) [ref. 30317], Etzel & Berkenkamp 1980:67 [ref. 30498], Etzel 2001:10 [ref. 26656]). •Valid as Scriptaphyosemion roloffi (Roloff 1936) -- (Lazara 2001:293 [ref. 25711], Sonnenberg & Busch 2012:15 [ref. 32091], Costa 2015:142 [ref. 35411]). Current status: Valid as Scriptaphyosemion roloffi (Roloff 1936). Nothobranchiidae. Distribution: Sierra Leone and Liberia. Habitat: freshwater.