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scheeli, Aplocheilichthys macrophthalmus Roman [B.] 1971:19, Fig. 6 [Publicaciones del Instituto de Biología Aplicada Barcelona v. 49 [1970]; ref. 7780] Rio Utonde, western Equatorial Guinea, about 1°56'N, 9°49'E. Holotype: MCSBCN 79. Paratypes: (65) MRAC 164711-721 (11), MCSBCN 79 (now 40, separated from holotype), Scheel coll. (4?). Mistakenly as Aplocheilichthys macrophthalmus n. sp. in description title. See Wildekamp & Malumbres 2004:66 [ref. 27740] for comment on status. •Valid as Aplocheilichthys scheeli Roman 1971 -- (Wildekamp et al. 1986:183 [ref. 6198], Lazara 2001:45 [ref. 25711]). •Valid as Micropanchax scheeli (Roman 1971) -- (Wildekamp & Malumbres 2004:62 [ref. 27740], van der Zee et al. 2007:59 [ref. 30034]). •Valid as Poropanchax scheeli (Roman 1971) -- (Huber 1999:52 [ref. 25500], Huber 1999:59 [ref. 23835], van der Zee et al. 2019:9 [ref. 37017]). Current status: Valid as Poropanchax scheeli (Roman 1971). Procatopodidae: Procatopodinae. Distribution: South-western Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon to southern Equatorial Guinea, west-central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.