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midgleyorum, Arius Kailola [P. J.] & Pierce [B. E.] 1988:75, Figs. 1-2, 5-6 [Records of the Western Australian Museum v. 14 (pt 1); ref. 19338] Wickham Gorge, Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia. Holotype: AMS I.20858-006. Paratypes: AMNH 57082 (1), 57454 (4, 3 c&s); AMS 25315-001 (1); WAM P.21338-002 (4), P.25597-001 (1), P.25708-001 (1), P.28776-001 (1, c&s); other paratypes at: NTM (4 lots, 5), QM (8 lots, 10), ZMA (1). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:8 [ref. 19335], Ferraris 2007:47 [ref. 29155], Moore et al. 2008:7 [ref. 30117]. Many paratypes of this species are also paratypes of Arius paucus Kailola 2000. The species name was based on Hamar and Mary Midgley, and first appeared as midgeleyi; this is an incorrect original spelling, and must be amended to midgleyorum according to ICZN Art. 31.1.2-3. •Valid as Arius midgleyorum Kailola & Pierce 1988 -- (Pusey et al. 2000:72 [ref. 24466] as midgelyi, Kailola 2000:127 [ref. 25113] as midgeleyi, Unmack 2001:1060 [ref. 25797] as midgeleyi, Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847] as midgeleyi, Allen et al. 2002:73 [ref. 25930] as midgeleyi). •Valid as Ariopsis midgleyorum (Kailola & Pierce 1988) -- (Kailola 2004:126 [ref. 28108] as midgeleyi). •Valid as Neoarius midgleyorum (Kailola & Pierce 1988) -- (Marceniuk & Menezes 2007:77 [ref. 29031] as midgeleyi, Ferraris 2007:47 [ref. 29155] as midgeleyi, Morgan 2011:11 [ref. 31262] as midgeleyi, Larson et al. 2013:39 [ref. 32988] as midgeleyi, Pusey et al. 2017:23 [ref. 35250]). Current status: Valid as Neoarius midgleyorum (Kailola & Pierce 1988). Ariidae: Ariinae. Distribution: New Guinea and northern Australia. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.