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macrophthalmus, Synodontis Poll [M.] 1971:207, Fig. 98; Pls. 3 (fig.15), 10 (fig. 5) [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques No. 191; ref. 7700] Ampem, Volta Lake, Ghana. Holotype (unique): MRAC 168500. Type catalog: Derijst 1991:68 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:316 [ref. 29155]. Gender of genus treated by us as masculine. •Valid as Synodontis macrophthalma Poll 1971 -- (Ferraris 2007:316 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Synodontis macrophthalmus Poll 1971 -- (Gosse 1986:132 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:196 [ref. 12860], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:540 [ref. 21590], Dankwa et al. 1999:37 [ref. 28023], Hauber et al. 2011:81 [ref. 31428]). Current status: Valid as Synodontis macrophthalmus Poll 1971. Mochokidae: Mochokinae. Distribution: West Africa: Volta Lake, Ghana; River Sota, Benin. Habitat: freshwater.