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zairensis, Amphilius Skelton [P. H.] 1986:266, Figs. 1-12 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 99 (no. 3) (for 1985); ref. 8037] Lufu River, 2 kilometers from confluence with Congo River, near Inga hydroelectric dam, 5°31.5'S, 13°37.5'E, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MCZ 50533. Paratypes: BMNH 1984.7.18.1-5 [ex MCZ 50532] (5); MCZ 50144 (1), 50295 (1). 50458 (3), 50533 (1), 61107 (17 + 3 c&s); MRAC 84-26-P-1-4 [ex MCZ 50533] (4); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 22308 [ex MCZ 50533] (5). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius zairensis Skelton 1986 -- (Burgess 1989:114 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155], Thomson & Page 2010:49 [ref. 30999]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius zairensis Skelton 1986. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Central Africa: Congo River basin. Habitat: freshwater.