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leopardus, Synodontis Pfeffer [G. J.] 1896:35 [Die Thierwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete v. 3; ref. 14617] Ruvu (or Rufu) River, near or at Korogwe, Tanzania. Syntypes: (originally 5) ZMH 12118 [ex ZMH 6830] (1 + 5 small specimens). Non-types: ZMH 12119 [ex ZMH 6845] (5 small specimens). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:316 [ref. 29155]. Syntypes found, described and illustrated by Grant 2008 [ref. 29668]. Gender of genus treated by us as masculine. •Valid as Synodontis leopardus Pfeffer 1896 -- (Gosse 1986:132 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:196 [ref. 12860]). •Possibly a synonym of Synodontis zanzibaricus Peters 1868 -- (De Vos 2001:49 [ref. 25362], Seegers et al. 2003:39 [ref. 28087]). •Valid as Synodontis leoparda Pfeffer 1896 -- (Ferraris 2007:316 [ref. 29155]). •Possibly the same (and predating) Synodontis rukwaensis Hilgendorf & Pappenheim 1903 -- (Grant 2008:19 [ref. 29668]). Current status: Valid as Synodontis leopardus Pfeffer 1896. Mochokidae: Mochokinae. Distribution: Coastal rivers of Tanzania and Somalia, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.