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brachyistius, Marcusenius Gill [T. N.] 1862:139 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 14; ref. 1661] Locality not known, probably Liberia. Holotype (unique): USNM 4098 (poor condition). Published before 27 May 1862. •Valid as Brienomyrus brachyistius (Gill 1862) -- (Gosse 1984:63 [ref. 6169], Lévêque et al. 1989:114 [ref. 26480] dated 1863, Paugy & Bénech 1989:299 [ref. 26478] dated 1863, Paugy et al. 1990:336 [ref. 26477] dated 1863, Bigorne in Lévêque et al. 1990:162 [ref. 21589], Lévèque et al. 1991:138 [ref. 31367], Dankwa et al. 1999:16 [ref. 28023], Hopkins et al. 2007:313 [ref. 30019], Pezold et al. 2016:102 [ref. 34870], Skelton 2019:226 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Brienomyrus brachyistius (Gill 1862). Mormyridae. Distribution: West-central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.