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macrolepidotus, Mormyrus Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1852:275 [Monatsberichte der K√∂niglichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1852; ref. 18539] Tette, Mozambique. Lectotype: ZMB 3678. Paralectotypes: ?ZMB 3630 (1), ZMB 3677 (1), 6730 (1), 32043 (3). Also in Peters 1868:79, Pl. 15 (fig. 1) [ref. 3440]. Lectotype selected by Seegers 1996:73 [ref. 23725]. •Valid as Marcusenius macrolepidotus (Peters 1852) -- (Gosse 1984:84 [ref. 6169], Skelton 1993:98 [ref. 24071], Seegers 1996:74 [ref. 23725], van der Bank & Kramer 1996:285 [ref. 29516], Skelton 2001:98 [ref. 27406], De Vos et al. 2001:131 [ref. 26059] as a valid subspecies, Seegers et al. 2003:28 [ref. 28087] as aff. macrolepidotus, Snoeks 2004:20 [ref. 28111] as a valid subspecies, Kramer et al. 2007:677 [ref. 29168] with subspecies, Kramer & van der Bank 2011:2670 [ref. 31546], Marshall 2011:47 [ref. 31755], Kullander & Roberts 2012:368 [ref. 31751], Kramer & Wink 2013:17 [2328] [ref. 32824], Maake et al. 2014:466 [ref. 33223], Kramer et al. 2016:8 [ref. 34331]). Current status: Valid as Marcusenius macrolepidotus (Peters 1852). Mormyridae. Distribution: Central and southern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.