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Species in the family or subfamily Claroteidae: [ 131 ] records


acsiorum, Chrysichthys Hardman [M.] 2008:45, Figs. 8-10 [Copeia 2008 (no. 1); ref. 29542] Kajaga, Burundi, Lake Tanganyika, depth 30 meters. Holotype: AMNH 236052 [ex AMNH 217411]. Paratypes: AMNH 217400 (6), 217411 (3). •Valid as Chrysichthys acsiorum Hardman 2008. Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys acsiorum Hardman 2008. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

acuticeps, Auchenoglanis Pappenheim [P.] in Pappenheim & Boulenger 1914:249, Pl. 5 (fig. 1) [Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Zentral-Afrika Expedition, 1907-1908 v. 5 (Zool. 3); ref. 18518] Lake Albert [Lake Albert Nyanza]. Lectotype: ZMB 19094. Paralectotypes: ZMB 21317 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype selected by Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3007 [ref. 36399]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis acuticeps Pappenheim 1914 -- (Retzer 2010:29 [ref. 31026], Okwiri et al. 2018:123 [ref. 36031]). •Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch 1986:7 [ref. 6190], Teugels et al. 1991:511 [ref. 19030], Seegers 1996:179 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3002 [ref. 36399]). Current status: Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

acutirostris, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1864:431 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Golungo Alto, Angola. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1864.7.13.41. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:00 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:23 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

acutivelis, Arius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:85 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] Gorée, Senegal and Senegal. Syntypes: MNHN A-8968 (2) Gorée. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:28 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:22 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

ahli, Auchenoglanis Holly [M.] 1930:201, Pl. 1 (fig. 9[1?]) [Sitzungsberichte, Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 139 (Abt. 1) (nos. 3-4); ref. 2190] Upper Cross River basin, Cameroon. Syntypes: NMW 13895-99 (5). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis ahli Holly 1930 -- (Risch 1986:2 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:156 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis ahli (Holly 1930) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:801 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:597 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Parauchenoglanis ahli (Holly 1930). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Africa: upper Cross River basin, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

akiri, Auchenoglanis Risch [L.] 1987:33, Fig. 4 [Cybium v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 6751] Umayara Mba, Etche Rivers State, Nigeria, 4°52'N, 7°02'E. Holotype: MRAC 84-15-P-9. Paratypes: MRAC 84-15-P-3-4 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Parauchenoglanis akiri Risch 1987 -- (Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:424 [ref. 21590], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Mo 1991:156 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Anaspidoglanis akiri (Risch 1987) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2003:17 [ref. 27023], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155], Vreven et al. 2013:154 [ref. 32785]). •Valid as Notoglanidium akiri (Risch 1987) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2013:176 [ref. 32707]). Current status: Valid as Notoglanidium akiri (Risch 1987). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Imu and New Calibar River basins, southwest Nigeria. Habitat: freshwater.

altipinnis, Auchenoglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1911:372, Fig. 288 [Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 2; ref. 579] Ja River at Esamesa, Congo system, southern Cameroon. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1911.5.30.30. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis altipinnis Boulenger 1911 -- (Risch 1986:2 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis altipinnis (Boulenger 1911) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27023], Geerinckx et al. 2004:797 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:599 [ref. 30028], Skelton 2019:227 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Parauchenoglanis altipinnis (Boulenger 1911). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: West Africa: Cameroon, Gabon, Republic of Congo, and Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

aluuensis, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1985:185, Figs. 2-3 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 99 (no. 2); ref. 17265] New Calabar River, 30 kilometers northwest from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, 4°55'N, 6°52'E. Holotype: MRAC 84-20-P-1. Paratypes: BMNH 1984.9.27.1-2 (2), MNHN 1984-0578 (2), MRAC 83-23-P-6 to 19 (14) and MRAC 84-20-P-234 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. See Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]. •Valid as Chrysichthys aluuensis Risch 1985 -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:66 [ref. 12860], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:406 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:613 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys aluuensis Risch 1985. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Nigeria and Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

ansorgii, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1910:558 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 6 (no. 36); ref. 577] Quanza River at Dondo and Bengo River, Angola. Syntypes: (numerous) ANSP 37906 (1); BMNH 1911.6.1.116-124 (orig. 10, now 8) Bengo River at Cabiri, 1911.6.1.126 (1) Quanza R.; USNM 86636 [ex BMNH 1911.6.1.125] (1); ZMB 18228 (1) Dondo. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:25 [ref. 13621], Ferraris & Vari 1992:11 [ref. 19771] referring to as paratypes, Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops ansorgii (Boulenger 1910) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys ansorgii Boulenger 1910 -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys ansorgii Boulenger 1910. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: Cuanza and Bengo rivers (Angola). Habitat: freshwater.

ansorgii, Parauchenoglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1912:20, Pl. 22 (fig. 3) [Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 3); ref. 581] N'Kutu under Loango falls, Congo. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1912.4.1.447. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Parauchenoglanis ansorgii Boulenger 1912 -- (Risch 1986:33 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:158 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Anaspidoglanis ansorgii (Boulenger 1912) -- (Poll & Gosse 1995:175 [ref. 24781]). •Synonym of Anaspidoglanis macrostoma (Pellegrin 1909) -- (Mbega & Teugels 1998:233 [ref. 23577], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155] as macrostomus). •Synonym of Notoglanidium macrostoma (Pellegrin 1909) -- (Geerinckx et al.2013:178 [ref. 32787]). Current status: Synonym of Notoglanidium macrostoma (Pellegrin 1909). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

aquilus, Lophiobagrus Bailey [R. M.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1984:24, Figs. 5b, 6b, 8 [Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 168; ref. 5232] Lake Tanganyika, Zambia. Holotype: UMMZ 199928. Paratypes: BMNH 1983.2.8.2-6 (5); FMNH 94587 [ex UMMZ 199929] (5); MRAC 83-04-P-3-7 (5); UMMZ 196148 (6), 199929 (75, 2 c&s); USNM 256708 (5). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:53 [ref. 12367], Ferraris & Vari 1992:12 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Lophiobagrus aquilus Bailey & Stewart 1984 -- (Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:152 [ref. 19952] as aquulus, Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Lophiobagrus aquilus Bailey & Stewart 1984. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

asperispinis, Lophiobagrus Bailey [R. M.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1984:33, Figs. 6d, 9 [Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 168; ref. 5232] Burundi, Lake Tanganyika, Zambia, about 4°02'S, 29°25'E, depth 9-20 meters. Holotype: MRAC 14359A. Paratypes: BMNH 1920.5.25.78 (1), MRAC 14359B (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Lophiobagrus asperispinis Bailey & Stewart 1984 -- (Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:152 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Lophiobagrus asperispinis Bailey & Stewart 1984. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

auratus, Pimelodus Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1809:[322], Pl. 14 (figs. 3-4) [Poissons du Nil v. 1 (part 1); ref. 4182] Nile River. No types known. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. Name given as Pimelodus auratus on p. 322, but thereafter as Porcus auratus (p. 323, 328). The page number is from a different edition. •Valid as Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Dankwa et al. 1999:33 [ref. 28023], Seegers et al. 2003:36 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:617 [ref. 30028], Hardman 2008:25 [ref. 29728], Neumann et al. 2016:305 [ref. 35036], Skelton 2019:227 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Widespread in Africa. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

auratus, Porcus Geoffroy St. Hilaire [I.] 1827:302 [Poissons du Nil v. 1 (part 1); ref. 4185] Nile River. No types known. New name combination for Pimelodus auratus Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809. •In the synonymy of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

balayi, Pimelodus Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879:98 [9] [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 3; ref. 3881] Ogôoué River at Lopé [? Lopé River], French Congo. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-0898. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:30 [ref. 19575] as balayi, Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. On p. 9 of separate. Risch 1986:2 [ref. 6190] regards ballayi as an unjustified emendation. •Valid as Auchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Risch 1986:2 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952] as ballayi). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27023], Geerinckx et al. 2004:790 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:599 [ref. 30028], Skelton 2019:229 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: West central Africa: Rivers of South Cameroon, Gabon and Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

ballayi, Auchenoglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1901:295 [footnote] [Les poissons du Bassin du Congo; ref. 14744] Holotype: MNHN A-0898. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. Unjustified emendation or misspelling of Pimelodus balayi Sauvage 1883. •In the synonymy of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

bidorsalis, Clarotes Pellegrin [J.] 1938:220 [3], Fig. [Bollettino di Pesca, Piscicoltura e Idrobiologia v. 14 (no. 2); ref. 17164] Juba River, Somalia. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1938-0139. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. On p. 3 of separate. •Valid as Clarotes bidorsalis Pellegrin 1938 -- (Risch 1986:28 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:147 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Clarotes bidorsalis Pellegrin 1938. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Juba River, Somalia. Habitat: freshwater.

biscutatus, Pimelodus Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1809:[320], Pl. 14 (figs. 1-2) [Poissons du Nil v. 1 (part 1); ref. 4182] Nile River, Egypt. Holotype: MNHN A-8969. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:30 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155]. The page number is from a different edition. •Valid as Auchenoglanis biscutatus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Risch 1986:3 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Teugels et al. 1991:511 [ref. 19030], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:421 [ref. 21590], Geerinckx et al. 2003:24 [ref. 27023], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155], Retzer 2010:40 [ref. 31026], Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3000 [ref. 36399], Neumann et al. 2016:305 [ref. 35036], Okwiri et al. 2018:123 [ref. 36031]). Current status: Valid as Auchenoglanis biscutatus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: West African rivers from Senegal to Chad basins, and more east in the Nile and Lake Turkana basins, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

bocagii, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1910:557 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 6 (no. 36); ref. 577] Quanza River at Dondo, Angola. Syntypes: BMNH 1911.6.1.114-115 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops bocagii (Boulenger 1910) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys bocagii Boulenger 1910 -- (Risch 1986:15 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys bocagii Boulenger 1910. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: Bengo River (Angola). Habitat: freshwater.

borressoni, Chrysichthys Lönnberg [E.] 1924:620 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 14 (no. 84) (art. 71); ref. 15454] Lubosi [Lubuzi] River, tributary to Luala River, Democratic Republic of Congo, about 4°55'S, 13°48'E. Holotype (unique): NRM 9942. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. Originally as börressoni; should be borressoni because Börresson is Swedish [actually Börrisson] and not German. •Synonym of Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818) -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

boutchangai, Parauchenoglanis Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1965:347, Fig. 1 [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 72 (nos 3-4); ref. 9264] Ngounié River, approximately 2°12'S, 11°30'E, Gabon. Holotype: MRAC 153160. Paratypes: MRAC 153161-62 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Parauchenoglanis boutchangai Thys van den Audenaerde 1965 -- (Risch 1986:33 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:158 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Anaspidoglanis boutchangai (Thys van den Audenaerde 1965) -- (Poll & Gosse 1995:175 [ref. 24781], Mbega & Teugels 1998:223 [ref. 23577], Geerinckx et al. 2003:17 [ref. 27023], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:589 [ref. 30028], Vreven et al. 2013:153 [ref. 32785]). •Valid as Notoglanidium boutchangai (Thys van den Audenaerde 1965) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2013:176 [ref. 32787]). Current status: Valid as Notoglanidium boutchangai (Thys van den Audenaerde 1965). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Gabon. Habitat: freshwater.

brachynema, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1900:480 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 6 (no. 35); ref. 14721] Kalambo, Lake Tanganyika. Lectotype: BMNH 1906.9.6.33. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1906.9.6.34-35 (2) Kalambo, 1906.9.6.36 (1) Usambura. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype may have been inadvertently designated by Risch (1986) -- see Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. Chrysichthys brachynema has priority over C. myriodon (Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Chrysichthys brachynema Boulenger 1900 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:6 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:15 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys brachynema Boulenger 1900. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

brevibarbis, Chrysobagrus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:40, Pl. 21 (fig. 1) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 3); ref. 548] Boma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 16. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys brevibarbis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:16 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys brevibarbis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo River basin, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

brevispinis, Lophiobagrus Bailey [R. M.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1984:35, Figs. 5c, 6c, 10 [Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 168; ref. 5232] Lake Tanganyika, 2 kilometers north of Mpulungu, Zambia. Holotype: UMMZ 199930. Paratypes: BMNH 1983.2.8.7-10 (4); FMNH 94588 (4); MRAC 78-25-P-8-10 (3), 81-16-P-1-13 (13), 130766 (1), 131093 (1); ROM 28970 (6); UMMZ 196149 (23), 196150 (64, 2 c&s), 199856 (25), 199907 (4), 199931 (112, now 105, 2 c&s); USNM 256709 (4). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:53 [ref. 12367], Ferraris & Vari 1992:12 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Lophiobagrus brevispinis Bailey & Stewart 1984 -- (Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:152 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Lophiobagrus brevispinis Bailey & Stewart 1984. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

brichardi, Phyllonemus Risch [L.] 1987:29, Fig. 3 [Cybium v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 6751] Ubwari, Lake Tanganika. Holotype (unique): MRAC 83-19-P-14. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Phyllonemus brichardi Risch 1987 -- (Poll & Gosse 1995:179 [ref. 24781], Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Phyllonemus brichardi Risch 1987. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

buettikoferi, Auchenoglanis Popta [C. M. L.] 1913:237, Pl. 10 [Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 35 (nos 3-4) (art. 27); ref. 14973] Warri River, western Niger Delta, Upper Nigeria. Holotype (unique): RMNH 8860. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. Originally as büttikoferi. •Valid as Auchenoglanis buettikoferi Popta 1913 -- (Risch 1986:4 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952] as buttikoferi). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi (Popta 1913) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27023], Geerinckx et al. 2004:800 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi (Popta 1913). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Upper Nigeria. Habitat: freshwater.

buettikoferi, Chrysichthys Steindachner [F.] 1894:60, Pl. 3 (fig. 1) [Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 16 (nos 1-2, art. 1); ref. 4237] Buluma, Fisherman Lake, Liberia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 5341. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:00 [ref. 29155]. Species originally spelled as büttikoferi. Holotype figured by Boeseman 1963:Pl. 1 (fig. 2) [ref. 21734]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:23 [ref. 6190], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477] dated 1895, Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

camaronensis, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:729, Pl. 44 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Cameroon. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1871.11.20.21. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. Spelled camaronensis twice in text (p. 729, 732) and cameronensis on plate; first reviser not researched but possibly Eschmeyer (1998). •Synonym of Chrysichthys furcatus Günther 1864 -- (Risch 1986:18 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590] as cameronensis, Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

capito, Bagrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:430 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Nile River, Egypt. Syntypes: MNHN B-0605 (1), B-0606 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:28 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:25 [ref. 29728]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

congicus, Gephyroglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:42, Pl. 20 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 3); ref. 548] Upoto, Upper Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 146. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis congicus Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Gephyroglanis congicus Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo-Lualaba River system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

coriscanus, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:724 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Corisco Island, Ghana. Syntypes: BMNH 1896.5.5.64-65 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], apparently an error). •Species inquirenda in Chrysichthys -- (Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

cranchii, Pimelodus Leach [W. E.] in Tuckey 1818:409 [A general notice of the animals taken by Mr. John Cranch; ref. 5023] Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): BMNH 2005.5.17.4. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops cranchii (Leach 1818) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818) -- (Risch 1986:16 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:42 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: Congo-Lualaba River system, Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

cyclurus, Chrysichthys Worthington [E. B.] & Ricardo [C. K.] 1937:1093, Fig. 7 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1936 (pt 4); ref. 15306] Lake Tanganyika, East Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1936.6.15.879. Paralectotypes: (11) BMNH 1920.5.25.78 (1), 1936.6.15.880-883 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155], Lectotype selected by Bailey & Stewart 1984:20 [ref. 5232]. •Valid as Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937) -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:20 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:152 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

dageti, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1992:152, Fig. 1 [Cybium v. 16 (no. 2); ref. 19736] Nanga River, between Mboukoumassi and Nanga Lake, Congo, 4°15'S, 11°48'E. Holotype: MRAC 90-57-P-1273. Paratypes: MNHN 1962-0150 (A-D); MRAC 90-57-P-1271-1272 (2), 90-57-P-1274-1275 (2), 90-57-P-1276 (1), 90-57-P-1277-1279 (3), 90-57-P-1280-1281 (2), 90-57-P-1282-1284 (3), 90-57-P-1285-86 (2), 90-57-P-1287 (1), 90-57-P-1289 (1), 90-57-P-1290 (1), 90-57-P-1291 (1), 90-57-P-1292 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys dageti Risch 1992 -- (Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:621 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys dageti Risch 1992. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Nanga River and trbutaries, Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

delhezi, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:108, Pl. 42 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5); ref. 589] Boma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1899.6.27.49 (1); MRAC 952 (1, possible lectotype), 953 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. See Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155] for possible lectotype. •Valid as Chrysichthys delhezi Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys delhezi Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lower Congo River system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

dendrophorus, Rheoglanis Poll [M.] 1966:425, Fig. [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 74 (pts 3-4); ref. 3527] Kinsuka rapids, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MRAC 153744. Paratypes: MRAC 153745-46 (2). Type catalog: Derijst 1991:65 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops dendrophorus (Poll 1966) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Rheoglanis dendrophorus Poll 1966 -- (Risch 1986:35 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:179 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Chrysichthys dendrophorus (Poll 1966) based on generic status of Rheoglanis. Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys dendrophorus (Poll 1966). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

depierrei, Platyglanis Daget [J.] 1980:821, Figs. 1-2 [Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Série 4: Section A: Zoologie, Biologie et Écologie Animales v. 1 (no. 3) (1979); ref. 1026] Small tributary of the Mbam, Sanaga River basin, Cameroon. Holotype: MNHN 1978-0759. Paratypes: MNHN 1978-0760 thru 0762 (3, 1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]. The correct date is 1979. •Valid as Platyglanis depierrei Daget 1980 -- (Risch 1986:35 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:159 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:177 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:605 [ref. 30028] dated 1978). •Valid as Notoglanidium depierrei (Daget 1980) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2013:178 [ref. 32787]). Current status: Valid as Notoglanidium depierrei (Daget 1980). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Sanaga River basin, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

depressus, Gnathobagrus Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.] 1917:712, Fig. 21 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 37 (art. 25); ref. 3185] Boma, Kinshasa [Leopoldville] Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: AMNH 6647. Paratypes: AMNH 6423 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Probably a synonym of Amarginops ornatus (Boulenger 1902) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Gnathobagrus depressus Nichols & Griscom 1917 -- (Risch 1986:30 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Gnathobagrus depressus Nichols & Griscom 1917. Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo River at Boma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

duttoni, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1905:641 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 16 (no. 96) (art. 70); ref. 17094] Kasai River at Lusambo, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 1342. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys duttoni Boulenger 1905 -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys duttoni Boulenger 1905. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lualaba River system, Congo basin. Habitat: freshwater.

fasciatus, Auchenoglanis Gras [R.] 1961:404, Fig. 2 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 32 (no. 5) (1960); ref. 1876] Near Bokoutou train station, a few kilometers east of Sakété, near the Nigeria border, Benin [Dahomey]. Syntypes: MNHN 1960-0392 (2). Type catalog: Blanc 1961:270 [ref. 20870], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis fasciatus Gras 1961 -- (Risch 1986:4 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis fasciatus (Gras 1961) -- (Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:425 [ref. 21590]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis guttatus (Lönnberg 1895) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:794 [ref. 27530]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis loennbergi Fowler 1958 -- (see account of Parauchenoglanis guttatus). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack 1910) -- (Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack 1910). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

filamentosus, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1912:19, Pl. 18 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 3); ref. 581] Chiloango ville, Loango at N'Kutu, Luali at Lundo and Buco Zau, Lebuzi at Kuka Muno, Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1912.4.1.441 (1) Luali R., 1912.4.1.445-446 (2) Loango R., 1912.4.1.444 (1) Chiloango, 1912.4.1.440 (1) Luali R., 1912.4.1.442-443 (2) Lebuzi R.; MRAC 1668-69 (2) Kuka-Muno, 1670 (1) Lundo; ZMB 18820 (1) Kuka. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys filamentosus Boulenger 1912 -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Gephroglanis filamensotus (Boulenger 1912) -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

filinemus, Phyllonemus Worthington [E. B.] & Ricardo [C. K.] 1937:1096, Fig. 9 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1936 (pt 4); ref. 15306] Lake Tanganyika. Syntypes: BMNH 1936.6.15.925 (8). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Phyllonemus filinemus Worthington & Ricardo 1937 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:16 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:35 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:179 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Phyllonemus filinemus Worthington & Ricardo 1937. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

furcatus, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1864:430 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Niger, western Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1864.7.22.1. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590]). •Valid as Chrysichthys furcatus Günther 1864 -- (Risch 1986:18 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys furcatus Günther 1864. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Coastal rivers of western Africa, from Liberia to Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

gigas, Gephyroglanis Pellegrin [J.] 1922:278 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 10; ref. 15367] Kwamouth, Congo. Holotype: MRAC 14771. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Gephyroglanis longipinnis Boulenger 1899. •Synonym of Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

grandis, Auchenoglanis Fowler [H. W.] 1936:312, Fig. 96 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 88; ref. 1424] Nola, middle Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: ANSP 66125. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:25 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis grandis Fowler 1936 -- (Risch 1986:4 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis punctatus (Boulenger 1902) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:796 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis punctatus (Boulenger 1902). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

grandis, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1917:367 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 20 (no. 119); ref. 15084] Kilewa Bay, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype: MRAC 14347. Paratypes: MRAC 14359 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus grandis (Boulenger 1917) -- (Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys grandis Boulenger 1917 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:8 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:18 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys grandis Boulenger 1917. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

graueri, Chrysichthys Steindachner [F.] 1911:529 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 48 (no. 26); ref. 14812] Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania. Syntypes: NMW 47106-07 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1911:1178, Pl. 3 [ref. 14811]. •Valid as Chrysichthys graueri Steindachner 1911 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:8 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:18 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860]. Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys graueri Steindachner 1911. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

gravoti, Auchenoglanis ballayi var. Pellegrin [J.] 1907:321 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 13 (no. 5); ref. 15165] N'Tem, southern Cameroon. Syntypes: MNHN 1906-0319 to 0321 (3), 1907-0158 to 0160 (1, 1, 1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:31 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Auchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Risch 1986:3 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:790 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

guirali, Pimelodus Thominot [A.] 1886:162 [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 10; ref. 17904] San Benito River, French Congo. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1885-0427. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:30 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis guirali (Thominot 1886) -- (Risch 1986:4 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:790 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

guttatus, Pimelodus Lönnberg [E.] 1895:184 [Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-akademiens Forhandlingar v. 52 (no. 3); ref. 14584] Western Cameroon. Syntypes: NRM (2, lost?), ZMUU 567 (2). Type catalog: Wallin 1996:62 [ref. 32133], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Pimelodus guttatus Lacepède 1803, replaced by Parauchenoglanis loennbergi Fowler 1958. Art. 23.9 does not apply; see also Art. 57.2. •Correctly a synonym of Parauchenoglanis loennbergi (Fowler 1958) as treated by Jayaram 1966:1121 [ref. 27559]. •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack 1910) -- (Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis guttatus (Lönnberg 1895) -- (Risch 1986:33 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:158 [ref. 19952], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:426 [ref. 21590], Geerinckx et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27023], Geerinckx et al. 2004:794 [ref. 27530], Geerinckx et al. 2007:601 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack 1910). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

gymnorhynchus, Gephyroglanis Pappenheim [P.] in Pappenheim & Boulenger 1914:248, Pl. 4 (fig. 6) [Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Zentral-Afrika Expedition, 1907-1908 v. 5 (Zool. 3); ref. 18518] Aruwimi River, Basoko, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): ZMB 19092. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis gymnorhynchus Pappenheim 1914 -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Gephyroglanis gymnorhynchus Pappenheim 1914. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Republic of the Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

habereri, Chrysichthys Steindachner [F.] 1912:445 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 49 (no. 23) (for 14 Nov. 1912); ref. 18816] Congo River, southern Cameroon. Holotype (unique): NMW 47108. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1913:32, Fig. 8, Pl. 4 [ref. 14987]. •Valid as Amarginops habereri (Steindachner 1912) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys habereri Steindachner 1912 -- (Risch 1986:19 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys habereri Steindachner 1912. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo River system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

habereri, Gephyroglanis Steindachner [F.] 1912:449 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 49 (no. 23) (for 14 Nov. 1912); ref. 18816] Congo River, Cameroon. Holotype (unique): NMW 46570. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1913:36, Pl. 6 [ref. 14987]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis habereri Steindachner 1912 -- (Risch 1986:30 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Gephyroglanis habereri Steindachner 1912. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo River, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

helicophagus, Chrysichthys Roberts [T. R.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1976:276, Pl. 6 (fig. e) [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 147 (no. 6); ref. 7388] Lower Congo River, near Tadi, Democratic Republic of Congo, 5°14'S, 13°56'E. Holotype: MCZ 50292. Paratypes: BMNH 1976.5.21.22 [ex MCZ 50293] (1); MCZ 50293 (now 3), 50377 (2), 50260 [not 50530] (1); MRAC 75-2-P-3-4 [ex MCZ] (2); USNM 216366 [ex MCZ 50293] (1). Type catalog: Ferraris & Vari 1992:11 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys helicophagus Roberts & Stewart 1976 -- (Risch 1986:19 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys helicophagus Roberts & Stewart 1976. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

heuglini, Clarotes Kner [R.] 1855:313, Pls. 1-2 [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 17 (no. 2); ref. 12581] Khartoum, Sudan. Holotype: NMW. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:28 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

hildae, Chrysichthys Bell-Cross [G.] 1973:7, Fig. 1 [Arnoldia (Rhodesia) v. 6 (no. 8); ref. 7555] Buzi River, Mozambique, Espungabera District, about 20°22'S, 30°20'E. Holotype: NMBZ [ex QVMS] 1827. Paratypes: BMNH 1979.3.5.402 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:153 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys hildae Bell-Cross 1973 -- (Risch 1986:19 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Amarginops hildae (Bell-Cross 1973) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Skelton 1993:214 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:214 [ref. 27406], Ferraris 2007:153 [ref. 29155], Marshall 2011:147 [ref. 31755]). Current status: Valid as Amarginops hildae (Bell-Cross 1973). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lower Buzi River, Mozambique. Habitat: freshwater.

iturii, Auchenoglanis Steindachner [F.] 1911:530 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 48 (no. 26); ref. 14812] Ituri River, tributary of Congo River, near Mawambi, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: NMW 47474-76 (1, 1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. Species later described in more detail in Steindachner 1911:1185 [ref. 14811]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis iturii Steindachner 1911 -- (Risch 1986:4 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis punctatus (Boulenger 1902) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:796 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis punctatus (Boulenger 1902). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

johnelsi, Chrysichthys Daget [J.] 1959:691, Fig. 2 [Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (Sér A) Sciences Naturelles v. 21 (no. 2); ref. 11988] Gambia River at Bafoulabé, Niokolo-Koba Park, Senegal. Syntypes: MNHN 1959-0146 (2), NRM 13899 (1). Type catalog: Blanc 1961:270 [ref. 20870], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys johnelsi Daget 1959 -- (Risch 1986:19 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch 1992:155 [ref. 19736], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:416 [ref. 21590], Dankwa et al. 1999:34 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys johnelsi Daget 1959. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Rivers of upper Guinea region, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

kingsleyae, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:728, Pl. 45 (fig. A); Fig. 8 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Ogowe River, Ghana. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1899.12.23.1. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys walkeri Günther 1899 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478]). •Species inquirenda in Chrysichthys -- (Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

lagoensis, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:725, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Lagos, Nigeria. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1866.3.8.16. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190]). •Questionably a synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:410 [ref. 21590]). •Species inquirenda in Chrysichthys -- (Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

laticeps, Chrysichthys Pellegrin [J.] 1932:166 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 4 (no. 2); ref. 16392] Near Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. Holotype: MNHN 1931-0158 [or 0159]. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:28 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys laticeps Pellegrin 1932 -- (Risch 1986:20 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys laticeps Pellegrin 1932. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

laticeps, Pimelodus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829:7, Pl. 1 (fig. 2) [Beschreibung und Abbildung mehrerer neuer Fische, im Nil entdeckt 1829; ref. 22233] Cairo, Egypt. Holotype (unique): SMF 226. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:28 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:147 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], Dankwa et al. 1999:33 [ref. 28023], Agnèse & Teugels 2001:548 [ref. 25239], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Nile, Niger and Senegal rivers and Lake Chad. Habitat: freshwater.

lestradei, Lophiobagrus Poll [M.] 1942:320, Fig [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 35 (no. 3); ref. 3514] Nyanza (Urundi), Lake Tanganyika. Holotype (unique): MRAC 54924. Type catalog: Derijst 1991:54 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937) -- (Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

levequei, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1988:3, Fig. 1 [Cybium v. 12 (no. 1); ref. 6735] Samou, Konkouré basin, Guinea. Holotype: MNHN 1986-0563. Paratypes: MNHN 1986-0564 (3), MRAC 86-34-P-1 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys levequei Risch 1988 -- (Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:409 [ref. 21590], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys levequei Risch 1988. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Konkouré River basin, Guinea, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

loennbergi, Parauchenoglanis Fowler [H. W.] 1958:14 [Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) No. 310; ref. 1470] Western Cameroon. Syntypes: NRM (2, lost?), ZMUU 567 (2). Replacement name for Pimelodus guttatus Lönnberg 1895, preoccupied by Pimelodus guttatus Lacepède 1803. See account of Parauchenoglanis guttatus (Lönnberg 1895). •Wrongly in the syonoymy of Parauchenoglanis guttatus (Lönnberg 1895) -- (Risch 1986:33 [ref. 6190], Geerinckx et al. 2004:794 [ref. 27530]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis loennbergi Fowler 1958 -- (Jayaram 1966:1121 [ref. 27559]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack 1910). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack 1910). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Benin, Nigeria, and Cameroon (if valid). Habitat: freshwater.

longibarbis, Chrysobagrus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:41, Pl. 21 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 3); ref. 548] Kinshasa [Leopoldville], Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1899.2.20.18 (1), MRAC 108 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys longibarbis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:20 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys longibarbis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

longiceps, Auchenoglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1913:68 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 12 (no. 67); ref. 14948] Nyong River, southern Cameroon. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1913.10.29.12. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis longiceps Boulenger 1913 -- (Risch 1986:4 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis longiceps (Boulenger 1913) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27023], Geerinckx et al. 2004:799 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:601 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Parauchenoglanis longiceps (Boulenger 1913). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Nyong River basin, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

longidorsalis, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] & Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1981:247 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 95 (no. 1); ref. 17492] Sanaga River, above Nachtigal falls near Ekongolo, 4°21'N, 11°41'E, Cameroon. Holotype: MRAC 153158. Paratypes: MRAC 153159 Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. Replacement name for Gephyroglanis velifer Thys van den Audenaerde 1965, preoccupied in Chrysichthys by Chrysichthys velifer Norman 1923. •Valid as Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981 -- (Risch 1986:20 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:627 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Nyong River and middle Sanana River, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

longifilis, Chrysichthys Pfaff [J. R.] 1933:289, Figs. 5-6 [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening, Kjøbenhavn. v. 94; ref. 16517] Kabara, Niger River, East Africa. Holotype (unique): ZMUC. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:49 [ref. 9588], Ferraris 2007:00 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809), but a valid subspecies longifilis Pfaff 1933 -- (Risch 1986:15 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

longipinnis, Gephyroglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:109, Pl. 41 (fig. 4) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5); ref. 589] Dolo, Stanley [Malebo] Pool, Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Lectotype: MRAC 958. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1899.11.27.28 (1), MRAC 956 (1), ?959 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype selected by Risch 1981:510 [ref. 20285]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis longipinnis Boulenger 1899 -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo-Lualaba River system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

lowei, Gephyroglanis Norman [J. R.] 1923:582 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 11 (no. 65) (art. 61); ref. 15417] Bandama River, Ivory Coast. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1923.3.2.40. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys velifer Norman 1923 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:410 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

mabusi, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1905:645 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 16 (no. 96) (art. 72); ref. 15342] Lake Bangwelo [Bangweolo], Zambia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1905.11.10.9. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops mabusi (Boulenger 1905) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys mabusi Boulenger 1905 -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys mabusi Boulenger 1905. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo-Lurlaba River system above Stanley Falls, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

macrocephalus, Clarotes Daget [J.] 1954:257, Fig. 95 [Mémoires de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire No. 36; ref. 11989] Upper Niger River, Sudan. Syntypes: (10) MNHN 1954-0003 (1) Diafarabé. Type catalog: Blanc 1961:270 [ref. 20870] with a holotype, Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367] with question, Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590]). •Valid as Clarotes macrocephalus Daget 1954 -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:147 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Clarotes macrocephalus Daget 1954. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Niger, Volta and Senegal rivers, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

macropogon, Chrysichthys Norman [J. R.] 1928:385 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 2 (no. 10) (art. 48); ref. 15866] Kiyawa River near Katagum, Northern Provinces, Nigeria. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1928.7.3.70. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

macrops, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1864:71 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Nile River. Syntypes: (7) BMNH 1860.11.9.125 (1) Lower Nile R., 1862.6.17.60-64 (5) Khartum. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

macropterus, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1920:27, Pl. 24 [Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 4); ref. 587] Stanley [Boyoma] Falls, Avakubi, and Bafwasende, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: (6) BMNH 1919.9.10.252 (1) Lindi, 1919.9.10.253 (1) Avakubi; MRAC 7118 (1), 7577-78 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops macropterus (Boulenger 1920) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys macropterus Boulenger 1920 -- (Risch 1986:22 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys macropterus Boulenger 1920. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo River system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

macrostoma, Auchenoglanis Pellegrin [J.] 1909:67 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 15 (no. 2); ref. 14405] Ogowe River at Ngomo, Gabon, 0°49'S, 9°58'E. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1909-0017. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:32 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:237 [ref. 29155]. Although Anaspidoglanis is masculine, the specific epithet is an indeclinable noun. •Valid as Parauchenoglanis macrostoma (Pellegrin 1909) -- (Risch 1986:34 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:158 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Anaspidoglanis macrostoma (Pellegrin 1909) -- (Poll & Gosse 1995:175 [ref. 24781], Mbega & Teugels 1998:233 [ref. 23577], Geerinckx et al. 2003:17 [ref. 27023], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155] as macrostomus, Geerinckx et al. 2007:591 [ref. 30028], Vreven et al. 2013:154 [ref. 32785], Skelton 2019:227 [ref. 36564]). •Valid as Notoglanidium macrostoma (Pellegrin 1909) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2013:180 [ref. 32787]). Current status: Valid as Notoglanidium macrostoma (Pellegrin 1909). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Western central Africa: South Cameroon, Gabon, Congo River basin and Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

maculatus, Liauchenoglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1916:314, Fig. 186 [Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 4; ref. 585] North Sherbo District, Sierra Leone. Syntypes: BMNH 1915.5.19.9-12 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Liauchenoglanis maculatus Boulenger 1916 -- (Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:160 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:177 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Notoglanidium maculatum (Boulenger 1916) -- (Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Geerinckx et al. 2013:180 [ref. 32787]). Current status: Valid as Notoglanidium maculatum (Boulenger 1916). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Sierra Leone, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

maculosus, Auchenoglanis Holly [M.] 1927:211, Fig. 4 [Sitzungsberichte, Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 136 (Abt. 1) (nos 5-6); ref. 2189] Cameroon. Syntypes: NMW 7800-01 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis maculosus Holly 1927 -- (Risch 1986:5 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis longiceps (Boulenger 1913) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:799 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis longiceps (Boulenger 1913). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

magnus, Chrysichthys Pellegrin [J.] 1922:276 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 10; ref. 15367] Kwamouth, Congo. Syntypes: MRAC 14766-67 (1, 1), 14768-69 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Gephyroglanis longipinnis Boulenger 1899. •Synonym of Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

maurus, Bagrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:431 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Senegal River, Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-1198. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:28 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch 1986:22 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480] dated 1839, Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477] dated 1839, Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:410 [ref. 21590], Adépo-Gourène et al. 1997:102 [ref. 24712], Dankwa et al. 1999:34 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Pezold et al. 2016:105 [ref. 34870]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

monkei, Auchenoglanis Keilhack [L.] 1910:120 [Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin v. 5 (no. 1); ref. 14589] Near Logobaba, Cameroon (4°02'N, 9°45'W). Syntypes: ZMB 17771 (1), 21318 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis guttatus (Lönnberg 1895) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:794 [ref. 27530]). •Valid as Auchenoglanis monkei Keilhack 1910 -- (Risch 1986:5 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack 1910) -- (Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack 1910). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Benin to Cameroon, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

myriodon, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1900:139, Pl. 51 [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 6); ref. 555] Syntypes: BMNH 1906.9.6.27 (1) Tembwi, BMNH 1906.9.6.28-31 (4), 1906.9.6.32 (1 skeleton); MRAC 325 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys brachynema Boulenger 1900 -- (Risch 1986:16 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys brachynema Boulenger 1900. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

ngamensis, Auchenoglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1911:371, Fig. 287 [Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 2; ref. 579] Okovango River, near Lake Ngami, Botswana, southern Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1910.5.31.35. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis ngamensis Boulenger 1911 -- (Risch 1986:5 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis ngamensis (Boulenger 1911) -- (Skelton 1993:212 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:212 [ref. 27406], Geerinckx et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27023], Geerinckx et al. 2004:798 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155], Retzer 2008:45 [ref. 29731], Marshall 2011:146 [ref. 31755], Bruton et al. 2018:73 [ref. 36373], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Parauchenoglanis ngamensis (Boulenger 1911). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: South-central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

nigrita, Bagrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:426, Pl. 416 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Senegal River, Senegal. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-1204 (1), A-1113 (2). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:25 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:28 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

nigrodigitatus, Pimelodus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803:95, 103 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 5; ref. 4930] No locality [Senegal]. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-0108. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:22 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590], Adépo-Gourène et al. 1997:102 [ref. 24712], Dankwa et al. 1999:34 [ref. 28023], Diogo & Chardon 2000:457 [ref. 27289], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:621 [ref. 30028], Pezold et al. 2016:105 [ref. 34870], Skelton 2019:227, 234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: West Africa: Senegal south to Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

nyongensis, Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch [L.] & Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1985:91 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 99 (no. 1); ref. 17266] Nyong River, Cameroon. Holotype: MRAC 73-29-P-1407. Paratypes: MRAC 20000 (1), 73-18-P-2235 (1), 73-29-P-1404-06 (3), 75-4-P-33 (1), 75-4-P-47 (1), 73-29-P-1408-10 (3), 73-29-P-1411-13 (3), 73-29-P-1414-16 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1985, but a valid subspecies as described -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys nyongensis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1985 -- (Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:627 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys nyongensis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1985. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Nyong River, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

occidentalis, Pimelodus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:203 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-8971 (poor condiditon). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:30 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Pimelodus occidentalis Valenciennes 1840 -- (Teugels et al. 1991:511 [ref. 19030]). •Valid as Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:39 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:5 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:422 [ref. 21590], Seegers 1996:179 [ref. 23725], Dankwa et al. 1999:34 [ref. 28023], De Vos et al. 2001:130, 131 [ref. 26059], Geerinckx et al. 2003:24 [ref. 27023], Seegers et al. 2003:36 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:593 [ref. 30028], Retzer 2010:44 [ref. 31026], Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3002 [ref. 36399], Neumann et al. 2016:305 [ref. 35036], Okwiri et al. 2018:123 [ref. 36031]). Current status: Valid as Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: West African rivers from the Senegal River to the Cross and Chad basins, Congo basin including Lakes Mweru and Tanganyika, upper Nile River basin and Lake Turkana, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

ogooensis, Gephyroglanis Pellegrin [J.] 1900:180 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 6 (no. 4); ref. 3397] Ogooué River at Adouma, Gabon. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1886-0422. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:31 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. Gephroglanis ogowensis Günther 1901:227 is an unjustified emendation or a misspelling (Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Gephyroglanis ogooensis Pellegrin 1900 -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys ogooensis (Pellegrin 1900) -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:623 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys ogooensis (Pellegrin 1900). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Western central Africa: Ogowe-Nyanga River basin, Gabon. Habitat: freshwater.

ogowensis, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:723, Fig. 5 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Kondo-Kondo on Ogowe River, Ghana. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1896.5.5.66. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

okae, Chrysichthys Fowler [H. W.] 1949:261, Figs. 53-58 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 101; ref. 1461] Oka, 18 miles north of Eovo, Congo system, French Equatorial Africa. Holotype: ANSP 71909. Paratypes: ANSP 71910 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:25 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys okae Fowler 1949 -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys okae Fowler 1949. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Tributary streams of central Congo basin. Habitat: freshwater.

ornatus, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1902:39, Pl. 11 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 2 (fasc. 2); ref. 562] Monsembé, Upper Congo and Ubangi River at Banzyville. Syntypes: BMNH 1901.12.21.48-50 (3) Monsembé, MRAC 1174 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops ornatus (Boulenger 1902) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys ornatus Boulenger 1902 -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys ornatus Boulenger 1902. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo River, below Stanley Falls, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

pallidum, Notoglanidium Roberts [T. R.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1976:276, Pl. 7 (figs. a-c) [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 147 (no. 6); ref. 7388] Lower Congo River, near Bulu, Democratic Republic of Congo, 5°01'S, 14°01'E. Holotype: MCZ 50236. Paratypes: BMNH 1976.5.21.24-25 [ex MCZ 50294] (2); MRAC 76-17-P-5-6 [ex MCZ 50294] (2); MCZ 50237 (1), 50294 (orig. 26, now 16), 50379 (1), ?76321 (4, c&s); USNM 216373 [ex MCZ 50294] (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. Type information: Ferraris & Vari 1992:12 [ref. 19771]. •Valid as Platyglanis pallidum (Roberts & Stewart 1976) -- (Mo 1991:159 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Notoglanidium pallidum Roberts & Stewart 1976 -- (Risch 1986:33 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:177 [ref. 24781], Proudlove 2006:268 [ref. 28992], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155], Vreven et al. 2013:154 [ref. 32785], Geerinckx et al. 2013:182 [ref. 32787]). Current status: Valid as Notoglanidium pallidum Roberts & Stewart 1976. Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Lower Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

pantherinus, Auchenoglanis Pellegrin [J.] 1929:363 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 54; ref. 15941] Ntem River, Nyabessan, Cameroon. Syntypes: MNHN 1929-0029 to 0031 (3). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:31 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis pantherinus Pellegrin 1929 -- (Risch 1986:7 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis pantherinus (Pellegrin 1929) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27023], Geerinckx et al. 2004:800 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:603 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Parauchenoglanis pantherinus (Pellegrin 1929). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Ntem River basin, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

pembetadi, Notoglanidium Vreven [E. J.], Ibala Zamba [A.], Mamonekene [V.] & Geerinckx [T.] 2013:155, Figs. 1-2 [Zootaxa 3691 (no. 1); ref. 32785] Niari (Kouilou) River at Pont Niari, just downstream of the bridge [i.e., bridge on the road Dolisie-Nyanga], 3° 33.57’S, 12° 20.47’ E, Republic of the Congo. Holotype: MRAC A7-31-P-0029. Paratypes: AMNH 243475 (2), MRAC 17-13-P-16-21 (6), P-30-32 (3), P-42-44 (3). Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Notoglanidium pembetadi Vreven, Ibala Zamba, Mamonekene & Geerinckx 2013 -- (Geerinckx et al. 2013:182 [ref. 32787]). Current status: Valid as Notoglanidium pembetadi Vreven, Ibala Zamba, Mamonekene & Geerinckx 2013. Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Kouilou-Niari River, Republic of the Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

persimilis, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:727, Pl. 43; Fig. 7 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Gabon. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1867.5.22.1. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops persimilis (Günther 1899) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478]). •Valid as Chrysichthys persimilis Günther 1899 -- (Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys persimilis Günther 1899. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Gabon and Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

pietschmanni, Auchenoglanis Holly [M.] 1927:208, Fig. 3 [Sitzungsberichte, Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 136 (Abt. 1) (nos 5-6); ref. 2189] Mbam River, Sanga basin, Cameroon. Syntypes: NMW 7802-06 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. Date not confirmed. •Valid as Auchenoglanis pietschmanni Holly 1927 -- (Risch 1986:8 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:790 [ref. 27530] dated 1926, Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

pitmani, Chrysichthys Fowler [H. W.] 1936:312, Figs. 97-100 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 88; ref. 1424] Athi River crossing, 16 miles north-northeast of Kibwezi, Kenya. Holotype: ANSP 65888. Paratypes: ANSP 65889-99 (11). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:25 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

platus, Amarginops Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.] 1917:713, Fig. 22-23 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 37 (art. 25); ref. 3185] Kisangani, Orientale Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: AMNH 6528. Paratypes: AMNH 6648 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:153 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops platus Nichols & Griscom 1917 -- (Risch 1986:2 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:153 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Amarginops platus Nichols & Griscom 1917. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

platycephalus, Chrysichthys Worthington [E. B.] & Ricardo [C. K.] 1937:1092, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1936 (pt 4); ref. 15306] Mpulungu-Niamkolo and the estuary of the Ngere River; Lake Tanganyika basin, eastern Africa. Syntypes: (38) BMNH 1936.6.15.849-852 (4), 1936.6.15.853-856 (4), 1936.6.15.857-878 (22). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus platycephalus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937) -- (Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys platyceplalus Worthington & Ricardo 1937 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:8 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys platycephalus Worthington & Ricardo 1937. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika basin, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

polli, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1987:25, Fig. 2 [Cybium v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 6751] Yelelola falls, Democratic Republic of Congo, 5°43'S, 13°34'E. Holotype: MRAC 47814. Paratypes: MNHN 1986-0631 to 0633 (1, 1, 1); MRAC 94536-38 (3), 48564 (1), 48570-72 (3), 56305-06 (2), 94012 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys polli Risch 1988 -- (Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys polli Risch 1987. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lower Congo River basin, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

praecox, Chrysichthys Hardman [M.] & Stiassny [M. L. J.] 2008:177, Figs. 2-4 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 19 (no. 2); ref. 29878] Lac Ilungu, Mai-Ndombe, 1°33'44"S, 18°38'33"E, Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: AMNH 246513. Paratypes: AMNH 246514 [ex AMNH 252588] (3), 246515 [ex AMNH 242588] (27); BMNH 2008.7.29.1-4 (4); CUMV 94241 (4); MNHN 2008-1671 (4); MRAC 2008-14-P-1-4 (4); ZSM 37318 [ex AMNH 252583] (4). Remaining specimens in AMNH 252583 (287 now 283) are not types. Type catalog: Neumann 2011:253 [ref. 31652]. •Valid as Chrysichthys praecox Hardman & Stiassny 2008. Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys praecox Hardman & Stiassny 2008. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lac Mai-Ndombe, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

pulcher, Auchenoglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1902:267, Pl. 29 (figs. 2-2a) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1902, v. 1 (pt 1) (art. 4); ref. 4865] Lindi River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1902.4.14.19-20 (2), IRSNB 10 (orig. 3, now 2), MSNM 35 [ex MSNM 4439 and ex IRSNB] (1). Type catalog: Conci & Michelangeli 1974:225-226 [ref. 21560], Walschaerts 1987:14 [ref. 20755], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Auchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Risch 1986:3 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:790 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

punctatus, Auchenoglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1902:267, Pl. 29 (figs. 1-1a) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1902, v. 1 (pt 1) (art. 4); ref. 4865] Lindi River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): IRSNB 9. Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:14 [ref. 20755], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155] •Valid as Auchenoglanis punctatus Boulenger 1902 -- (Risch 1986:8 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Parauchenoglanis punctatus (Boulenger 1902) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27023], Geerinckx et al. 2004:796 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:603 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Parauchenoglanis punctatus (Boulenger 1902). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Widespread in central Africa: Gabon, central African Republic, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

punctatus, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:107, Pl. 42 (fig. 1) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5); ref. 589] Stanley Pool and Kutu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: (9) BMNH 1899.11.27.25-26 (2) Stanley Pool, MRAC 950-951 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops punctatus (Boulenger 1899) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys punctatus Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys punctatus Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo River basin below Stanley Falls, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

rueppelli, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1907:337, Pl. 60 (fig. 2) [Zoology of Egypt: The fishes of the Nile; ref. 6510] Lower Nile, near Ghet-el-Nassara, Lake Menzaleh, Egypt. Syntypes: (4) BMNH 1850.7.29.17 (1), 1907.12.2.2131-2132 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. Correct spelling is rueppelli -- see Kullander 2016:96 [ref. 34436]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590]). •Valid as Amarginops rueppelli (Boulenger 1907) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys rueppelli Boulenger 1907 -- (Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:25 [ref. 29728]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys rueppelli Boulenger 1907. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Nile River. Habitat: freshwater.

sacchii, Oxyglanis Vinciguerra [D.] 1898:250 [11] [Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Serie 2) v. 19 [vol. 39 in sequence]; ref. 4522] Omo River at Murzú, Ethiopia. Holotype (unique): MSNG 14506. Type catalog: Tortonese 1963:307 [ref. 10351], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155]. Page 11 of separate. •Valid as Auchenoglanis sacchii (Vinciguerra 1898) -- (Retzer 2010:46 [ref. 31026], Okwiri et al. 2018:123 [ref. 36031]). •Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch 1986:5 [ref. 6190], Teugels et al. 1991:511 [ref. 19030], Seegers 1996:179 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3002 [ref. 36399]). Current status: Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

senegali, Auchenoglanis Retzer [M. E.] 2010:47, Figs. 8, 9, 10 [Zootaxa No. 2655; ref. 31026] Saint-Louis, Forom River, Camp Djoudj, 16°22'N, 16°16'W, Senegal. Holotype: MRAC P-79002.211. Paratypes: INHS 102910 [Ex MRAC P-79002.215] (1); MRAC P-79002-212-214 (3), P-80001-0099 (1), P-810003-0381 (1). •Synonym of Auchenoglanis biscutatus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809) -- (Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3000 [ref. 36399]). Current status: Synonym of Auchenoglanis biscutatus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

sharpii, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1901:81 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 7 (no. 37) (art. 12); ref. 14747] Lake Mwero, Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1900.12.31.14 (dry skin in bottle). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys sharpii Boulenger 1901 -- (Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys sharpii Boulenger 1901. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lake Mwero, Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

sianenna, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1906:551, Pl. 32 (fig. 2) [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 6, no. 1); ref. 573] Lake Tanganyika. Syntypes: BMNH 1906.9.8.65-66 (2) Niamkolo, 1906.9.8.67 (1) Mbete. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus sianenna (Boulenger 1906) -- (Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952], De Vos et al. 2001:130 [ref. 26059]). •Valid as Chrysichthys sianenna Boulenger 1906 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:7 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys sianenna Boulenger 1906. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

stappersii, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1917:366 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 20 (no. 119); ref. 15084] Kilewa Bay, Lake Tanganyika, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 14.236. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus stappersi (Boulenger 1917) -- (Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Amarginops stappersi (Boulenger 1917) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys stappersii Boulenger 1917 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:7 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:26 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys stappersii Boulenger 1917. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, southeastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

tanganicanus, Auchenoglanis occidentalis var. Boulenger [G. A.] 1906:553, Pl. 33 [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 6, no. 1); ref. 573] Kalambo, Lake Tanganyika. Lectotype: BMNH 1906.9.6.37-38 [largest]. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1906.9.6.37-38 (1), 1906.9.6.39 (1), 1906.9.8.69 (1). Lectotype selected by Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3007 [ref. 36399]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis tanganicanus Boulenger 1906 -- (Retzer 2010:37 [ref. 31026], Kullander & Roberts 2012:361 [ref. 31751]). •Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch 1986:7 [ref. 6190], Teugels et al. 1991:511 [ref. 19030], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:422 [ref. 21590], Seegers 1996:179 [ref. 23725], Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3002 [ref. 36399]). Current status: Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

tarabinii, Pardiglanis Poll [M.], Lanza [B.] & Romoli Sassi [A.] 1972:338, Figs. 1-7 [Monitore Zoologico Italiano Suppl. 4 (no. 15); ref. 3536] Juba River, Gelib, southern Somalia. Holotype (unique): MZUF 1579. Type catalog: Vanni 1991:222 [ref. 20099], Derijst 1991:60 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. •Questionably valid as Clarotes tarabinii Poll, Lanza & Romoli Sassi 1972 -- (Mo 1991:147 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Pardiglanis tarabinii Poll, Lanza & Romoli Sassi 1972 -- (Risch 1986:34 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], De Vos 2001:213 [ref. 25643], Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Pardiglanis tarabinii Poll, Lanza & Romoli Sassi 1972. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Juba River, Somalia. Habitat: freshwater.

tchadiensis, Auchenoglanis occidentalis var. Pellegrin [J.] 1909:244 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 15 (no. 5); ref. 14408] Lake Chad at Bol, Chad. Lectotype: MNHN 1909-425 [largest]. Paralectotypes: MNHN 1909-0425 (2) and 1909 -0426 (4). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:31 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155]. Misspelled tchadensis in literature. Lectotype selected by Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3007 [ref. 36399]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis tchadiensis Pellegrin 1909 -- (Retzer 2010:38 [ref. 31026]). •Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch 1986:7 [ref. 6190], Teugels et al. 1991:511 [ref. 19030], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:422 [ref. 21590], Seegers 1996:179 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:154 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3002 [ref. 36399]). Current status: Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

tetranema, Bathybagrus Bailey [R. M.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1984:11, Figs. 1-4 [Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 168; ref. 5232] Near Mpulungu, Lake Tanganyika, East Africa. Holotype: UMMZ 196110. Paratypes: BMNH 1977.7.25.1-3 (3), 1983.2.8.1 (1); FMNH 94586 (2); KIZ [ex UMMZ 196018] (2); MRAC 83-04-P-1-2 (2); UMMZ 196017-20 (1, now 2, 4, 6), 196085-89 (2, 5, 5, 2, 2), 196092 (1), 196109 (3), 196111 (1), 199796 (9); USNM 256707 (2). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:15 [ref. 12367], Ferraris & Vari 1992:11 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus tetranema Bailey & Stewart 1984 -- (Risch 1986:13 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:69 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Bathybagrus tetranema Bailey & Stewart 1984. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Zambian portion of Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

teugelsi, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1987:22, Fig. 1 [Cybium v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 6751] Cavally River, Tai, Ivory Coast, 5°52'N, 7°27'W. Holotype: MRAC 80-19-P-189. Paratypes: MNHN 1986-0628 to 0630 (3); MRAC 80-19-P-136-138 (3), 80-19-P-175-176 (2), 80-19-P-177-188 (12), 80-19-P-197 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys teugelsi Risch 1987 -- (Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:411 [ref. 21590], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys teugelsi Risch 1987. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Ivory coast and Liberia. Habitat: freshwater.

thomasi, Chrysichthys delhezi Chabanaud [P.] 1934:209 [Faune des Colonies Françaises v. 5 (no. 4); ref. 20284] Congo. Syntypes: MNHN 1937-0074 to 0075 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Possible synonym of Chrysichthys delhezi Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Uncertain as Chrysichthys delhezi Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo, central Africa [if valid]. Habitat: freshwater.

thomasi, Notoglanidium Boulenger [G. A.] 1916:313, Fig. 185 [Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 4; ref. 585] Victoria and Pujehun, Sierra Leone. Syntypes: BMNH 1915.5.21.10 (1) Pujehun, 1915.5.27.3-4 (2) Victoria. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Liauchenoglanis thomasi (Boulenger 1916) -- (Mo 1991:160 [ref. 19952] as thomasii). •Valid as Notoglanidium thomasi Boulenger 1916 -- (Risch 1986:33 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:429 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:177 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155], Vreven et al. 2013:154 [ref. 32785], Geerinckx et al. 2013:184 [ref. 32787]). Current status: Valid as Notoglanidium thomasi Boulenger 1916. Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Sierra Leone, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

thonneri, Chrysichthys Steindachner [F.] 1912:446 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 49 (no. 23) (for 14 Nov. 1912); ref. 18816] Dasha [Dja] River and Congo River, Moloundou District [East Region], southeastern Cameroon. Syntypes: (3) NMW 10643 (1), 10645 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1913:33, Fig. 9, Pl. 5 [ref. 14987]. •Valid as Amarginops thonneri (Steindachner 1912) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys thonneri Steindachner 1912 -- (Risch 1986:26 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys thonneri Steindachner 1912. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo-Lualaba River system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

thysi, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1985:189, Figs. 5-6 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 99 (no. 2); ref. 17265] Makokou, Ivindo River, Ogowe-Nyanga River system, Gabon, 0°34'N, 12°52'E. Holotype: MRAC 73-2-P-1791. Paratypes: MNHN 1886-0148 (1); MRAC 179081 (1), 73-2-P-1787 to 1790 (1, 1, 1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys thysi Risch 1985 -- (Risch 1986:26 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:615 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys thysi Risch 1985. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Western central Africa: Ogowe and Nyanga River basins, Gabon. Habitat: freshwater.

tilhoi, Gephyroglanis Pellegrin [J.] 1909:243 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 15 (no. 5); ref. 14408] Lake Chad at Bol, Chad. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1909-0424. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:32 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809), but a valid subspecies -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

turkana, Chrysichthys Hardman [M.] 2008:27, Figs. 3, 5 (left) [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 157; ref. 29728] 2 miles northeast of Ferguson spit, Lake Turkana, Kenya, depth 30 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1981.2.17.794. Paratypes: BMNH 1981.2.17.795-806 (11). •Valid as Chrysichthys turkana Hardman 2008. Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys turkana Hardman 2008. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Lake Turkana, Kenya. Habitat: freshwater.

typus, Phyllonemus Boulenger [G. A.] 1906:552, Pl. 32 (fig. 3) [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 6, no. 1); ref. 573] Niamkolo, Zambia, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1906.9.8.68. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Phyllonemus typus Boulenger 1906 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:16 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:34 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:179 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Phyllonemus typus Boulenger 1906. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

ubangensis, Auchenoglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1902:41, Pl. 11 (fig. 3) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 2 (fasc. 2); ref. 562] Ubangi River at Banzyville, Democratic Republic of Congo, about 4°18'N, 21°11'E. Holotype (unique): MRAC 1215. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis ubangensis Boulenger 1902 -- (Risch 1986:8 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:157 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879) -- (Geerinckx et al. 2004:790 [ref. 27530], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage 1879). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.

uniformis, Chrysichthys Pellegrin [J.] 1922:277 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 10; ref. 15367] Poko, Uelé, Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 7477. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys uniformis Pellegrin 1922 -- (Risch 1986:26 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys uniformis Pellegrin 1922. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Congo, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

velifer, Chrysichthys Norman [J. R.] 1923:582 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 11 (no. 65) (art. 61); ref. 15417] Bandama River, Ivory Coast. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1923.3.2.41. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys velifer Norman 1923 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Gephyroglanis velifer (Norman 1923) -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:410 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

velifer, Gephyroglanis Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1965:265, Fig. 1 [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 71 (nos 3-4); ref. 9262] Sanaga River, above Nachtigal falls near Ekongolo, 4°21'N, 11°41'E, Cameroon. Holotype: MRAC 153158. Paratypes: MRAC 153159 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. Subjectively invalid; secondarily preoccupied by Chrysichthys velifer Norman 1923 in Chrysichthys. Replaced by Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981. •Synonym of Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981 -- (Risch 1986:20 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Habitat: freshwater.

wagenaari, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:39, Pl. 20 (fig. 1) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 3); ref. 548] Upoto, Upper Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 147. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys wagenaari Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys wagenaari Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Ubangi River and middle Congo River, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

walkeri, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:720, Fig. 3 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Prah River, Ghana. Syntypes: BMNH 1899.12.22.20-22 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis walkeri (Günther 1899) -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys walkeri Günther 1899 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:409 [ref. 21590], Dankwa et al. 1999:33 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys walkeri Günther 1899. Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Western Africa from Ghana to Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

walkeri, Notoglanidium Günther [A.] 1903:337, Pl. 32 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1902, v. 2 (pt 2) (art. 3) (for 18 Nov. 1902); ref. 2021] Ibbi River (Apollonia), Ghana, ca. 5°00'N, 2°38'W. Syntypes: BMNH 1903.4.24.78-79 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Notoglanidium walkeri Günther 1903 -- (Risch 1986:33 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:71 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:159 [ref. 19952], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:429 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:177 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155], Vreven et al. 2013:154 [ref. 32785], Geerinckx et al. 2013:184 [ref. 32787]). Current status: Valid as Notoglanidium walkeri Günther 1903. Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Distribution: Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

wittei, Auchenoglanis Giltay [L.] 1930:92, Figs. 1-2 [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 19 (no. 1); ref. 16085] Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MRAC 19802. Paratypes: IRSNB 35 (1), MRAC 19803 (1). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:14 [ref. 20755]. •Valid as Auchenoglanis wittei Giltay 1930 -- (Retzer 2010:34 [ref. 31026], Kullander & Roberts 2012:361, 369 [ref. 31751]). •Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch 1986:7 [ref. 6190], Teugels et al. 1991:511 [ref. 19030], Seegers 1996:179 [ref. 23725], Geerinckx & Vreven 2013:3002 [ref. 36399]). Current status: Synonym of Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae: Auchenoglanidinae. Habitat: freshwater.