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laticeps, Pimelodus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829:7, Pl. 1 (fig. 2) [Beschreibung und Abbildung mehrerer neuer Fische, im Nil entdeckt 1829; ref. 22233] Cairo, Egypt. Holotype (unique): SMF 226. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:28 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:147 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], Dankwa et al. 1999:33 [ref. 28023], Agnèse & Teugels 2001:548 [ref. 25239], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Nile, Niger and Senegal rivers and Lake Chad. Habitat: freshwater.