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platycephalus, Clarias Boulenger [G. A.] 1902:35, Pl. 10 (fig. 1) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 2 (fasc. 2); ref. 562] Monsemb√©, Upper Congo. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1901.12.21.43. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:147 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Clarias platycephalus Boulenger 1902 -- (Teugels 1986:92 [ref. 6193], Teugels 1986:50 [ref. 12548], Burgess 1989:146 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:147 [ref. 29155], Teugels et al. 2007:685 [ref. 30030], Hanssens 2009:29 [ref. 30167], Skelton 2019:235 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Clarias platycephalus Boulenger 1902. Clariidae. Distribution: Western and west central Africa: Cameroon and Gabon and to central Congo River basin (Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola). Habitat: freshwater.