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senegalus, Polypterus Cuvier [G.] 1829:330 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5765. Type catalog: Bertin 1940:247 [ref. 293], Moritz & Britz 2019:[73] [ref. 36886], •Valid as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier 1829, subspecies senegalus -- (Seegers et al. 2003:28 [ref. 28087]). •Valid as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier 1829 -- (Gosse 1984:26 [ref. 6169], Lévêque et al. 1989:113 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:299 [ref. 26478] as senagalus, Gosse in Lévêque et al. 1990:84 [ref. 21589], Poll & Gosse 1995:28 [ref. 24781], Dankwa et al. 1999:11 [ref. 28023], Britz 2004:184 [ref. 27800], Neumann et al. 2016:303 [ref. 35036], Moritz & Britz 2019:[73] [ref. 36886]). Current status: Valid as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier 1829. Polypteridae. Distribution: Africa: widespread from Senegal and Gambia rivers, Niger and Chad basins to Nile River basin; Lake Albert, Lake Tutrkana; single record from Congo basin Habitat: freshwater.