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caschive, Mormyrus Linnaeus [C.] (ex Hasselquist) 1758:327 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Nile River, Egypt. No types known. Not available, name published in synonymy of Mormyrus anguilloides by Linnaeus 1758, but validated back to Linnaeus according to ICZN Art. 11.6.1 by subsequent recognition as a valid species by Walbaum 1792. Based on Hasselquist 1757:398 [ref.30181], a rejected work (ICZN Opinion 57). •Valid as Mormyrus caschive Linnaeus 1758 -- (Gosse 1984:99 [ref. 6169], Neumann et al. 2016:303 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Mormyrus caschive Linnaeus 1758. Mormyridae. Distribution: Eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.