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congicus, Polypterus Boulenger [G. A.] 1898:418 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 2 (no. 11) (art. 50); ref. 14681] Stanley [Boyoma] Falls, Congo. Holotype: BMNH 1897.9.30.28. Paratypes: (3, whereabouts unknown). Type catalog: Moritz & Britz 2019:[29] [ref. 36886]. •Synonym of Polypterus endlicherii Heckel 1847, but a valid subspecies -- (Gosse 1984:23 [ref. 6169] as endlicheri, Gosse in Lévêque et al. 1990:84 [ref. 21589]). •Valid as Polypterus congicus Boulenger 1898 -- (Moritz & Britz 2019:[29] [ref. 36886]). Current status: Valid as Polypterus congicus Boulenger 1898. Polypteridae. Distribution: Africa: Congo River system. Habitat: freshwater.