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cavernicola, Clarias Trewavas [E.] 1936:70, Pl. 2 (figs. 7-9) [Novitates Zoologicae. A Journal of Zoology in Connection with the Tring Museum v. 40; ref. 13752] Underground lake at Aigamas Cave, north of Otavi, about 19°25'S, 17°18'E, Namibia, southwestern Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1935.3.20.174. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1935.3.20.175-178 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:141 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype selected by Teugels 1986:134 [ref. 12548]. •Valid as Clarias cavernicola Trewavas 1936 -- (Teugels 1986:76 [ref. 6193], Teugels 1986:134 [ref. 12548], Burgess 1989:146 [ref. 12860], Skelton 1993:234 [ref. 24071], Bruton 1995:162 [ref. 22143], Romero & Paulson 2001:25 [ref. 26040], Skelton 2001:234 [ref. 27406], Proudlove 2006:123 [ref. 28992], Ferraris 2007:141 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Clarias cavernicola Trewavas 1936. Clariidae. Distribution: Caves of southeastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.