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Species in the family or subfamily Hepsetidae: [ 8 ] records


akawo, Hepsetus Decru [E.], Vreven [E. J.] & Snoeks [J.] 2012:13, Fig. 6 [Journal of Natural History v. 46 (nos 1-2); ref. 31646] Anecho, lagune (ca. 6°14'N, 1°35'E), Togo. Holotype: MRAC 73-5-P-465. Paratypes: MRAC 73-1-P-428 (1), 73-5-P-457-459 (listed as 2), 80-16-P-8 (1)87-18-P-762 (1), 73191 [ex MRAC 73191-73192] (1). Plus extensive non-type specimens. •Valid as Hepsetus akawo Decru, Vreven & Snoeks 2012 -- (Decru et al. 2013:1351 [ref. 32574]). •Synonym of Hepsetus odoe (Bloch 1794) -- (Decru et al. 2013:187 [ref. 33014]). Current status: Synonym of Hepsetus odoe (Bloch 1794). Hepsetidae. Habitat: freshwater.

cuvieri, Hydrocyonoides Castelnau [F. L.] 1861:66 [Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe; ref. 767] Lake Ngami, Botswana, southern Africa. Neotype: BMNH 1910.5.31.21. Neotype designated by Zengeya et al. 2013:1732 [ref. 32575]. •Synonym of Hepsetus odoe (Bloch 1794) -- (Roberts 1984:138 [ref. 6182]). •Valid as Hepsetus cuvieri (Castelnau 1861) -- (Zengeya et al. 2011:1724, 1732 [ref. 32575], Decru et al. 2015:284 [ref. 34058], Decru et al. 2017:625 [ref. 35508], Bruton et al. 2018:62 [ref. 36373], Skelton 2019:233 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Hepsetus cuvieri (Castelnau 1861). Hepsetidae. Distribution: Southern Africa: Angola, Botswana, Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

fulvus, Salmo Shaw [G.] 1804:80 [General zoology or systematic natural history; ref. 4015] Guinea, Africa [see type locality for *odoe*]. Neotype: ZMB 3615. Based in part on Salmo ode [sic, odoe] Bloch 1794. The neotype of fulvus was designated as the holotype of odoe by Ducru et al. 2012. •Synonym of Hepsetus odoe (Bloch 1794). Current status: Synonym of Hepsetus odoe (Bloch 1794). Hepsetidae. Habitat: freshwater.

kingsleyae, Hepsetus Vreven [E. J.], Decru [E.] & Snoeks [J.] in Decru, Vreven & Snoeks 2013:1359, Fig. 5 [Journal of Fish Biology v. 82; ref. 32574] Lac Ndeguelie, bassi Ogooué, 00°41.93'S, 10°10.05'E. Lower Ogowe, Gabon. Holotype: MRAC AO-048-p-1498. Paratypes: Several at MRAC. Plus additional non-type specimens. •Valid as Hepsetus kingsleyae Vreven, Decru & Snoeks 2013 -- (Decru et al. 2017:626 [ref. 35508]). Current status: Valid as Hepsetus kingsleyae Vreven, Decru & Snoeks 2013. Hepsetidae. Distribution: Ogowe River, Gabon. Habitat: freshwater.

lineata, Sarcodaces odoe var. Pellegrin [J.] 1926:157 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 13 (no. 3-4); ref. 3404] Upper Mayumbe (Chiloango), Tshela, 4°59'S, 12°56'E, Democratic Republic of Congo. Lectotype: MRAC 19132. Paralectotypes: MNHN 1925-0248 (1). Type catalog: Bertin 1948:8 [ref. 19577]. Lectotype designated by Decru, Vreven & Snoeks 2013:1365 [ref. 32574]. Originally species as odoë. •Synonym of Hepsetus odoe (Bloch 1794) -- (Roberts 1984:138 [ref. 6182]). •Valid as Hepsetus lineatus (Pellegrin 1926) -- (Decru et al. 2013:1352, 1365 [ref. 32574] as lineata, Decru et al. 2015:273 [ref. 34058], Decru et al. 2017:626 [ref. 35508], Skelton 2019:226 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Hepsetus lineatus (Pellegrin 1926). Hepsetidae. Distribution: West Africa: Lower Guinea, Sangha-Dja River (Congo basin), and Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

microlepis, Sarcodaces odoe var. Boulenger [G. A.] 1901:139 [footnote] [Les poissons du Bassin du Congo; ref. 14744] Ibali, lake Leopold II (lake Mai-Ndombe), Congo River basin, 2°03'S, 18°11'E. Lectotype: BMNH 2011.7.21.1. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1899.9.26.78-79 (2). •Synonym of Hepsetus odoe (Bloch 1794) -- (Roberts 1984:138 [ref. 6182], Zengeya et al. 2011:1741 [ref. 32575]). •Valid as Hepsetus microlepis (Boulenger 1901) -- (Decru et al. 2015:281 [ref. 34058], Decru et al. 2017:625 [ref. 35508]). Current status: Valid as Hepsetus microlepis (Boulenger 1901). Hepsetidae. Distribution: Lower and Middle Congo River basin, west central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

occidentalis, Hepsetus Decru [E.], Snoeks [J.] & Vreven [E. J.] 2013:189 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 24 (no. 2); ref. 33014] River Gambia, near Kani Kunda, Gambia. Holotype: MRAC B0-16-P-1. Paratypes: MRAC 92-059-P-0649 (1), 73-10-P-967 (1), 73-5-P-451-452 (2), 73-5-P-449 (1) •Valid as Hepsetus occidentalis Decru, Snoeks & Vreven 2013 -- (Pezold et al. 2016:104 [ref. 34870], Decru et al. 2017:626 [ref. 35508]). Current status: Valid as Hepsetus occidentalis Decru, Snoeks & Vreven 2013. Hepsetidae. Distribution: Senegal River, Senegal, to the Cavally River, Ivory Coast, West Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

odoe, Salmo Bloch [M. E.] 1794:122, Pl. 386 [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 8; ref. 463] Coast of Guinea, Africa [believed to be west coast of Africa]. Holotype (unique): ZMB 3615. Type catalog: Paepke 1999:86 [ref. 24282], Zarske 2011:55 [ref. 31375]. Spelled odë on plate. On p. 99 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 11 [ref. 21381] with plate caption spelled odoë. •Valid as Hepsetus odoe (Bloch 1794) -- (Roberts 1984:138 [ref. 6182], Lévêque et al. 1989:115 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:300 [ref. 26478], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1990:192 [ref. 21589], Paugy et al. 1990:337 [ref. 26477], Skelton 1993:209 [ref. 24071], Poll & Gosse 1995:101 [ref. 24781], Skelton 2001:209 [ref. 27406], Dankwa et al. 1999:17 [ref. 28023], Paugy 2007:343 [ref. 30021], Zarske 2011:55 [ref. 31375], Marshall 2011:143 [ref. 31755], Zengeya et al. 2011:1723 [ref. 32575], Decru et al. 2013:1351 [ref. 32574], Decru et al. 2013:187 [ref. 23014], Pezold et al. 2016:104 [ref. 34870], Decru et al. 2017:626 [ref. 35508]). Current status: Valid as Hepsetus odoe (Bloch 1794). Hepsetidae. Distribution: Sassandra River, Ivory Coast, to Kribi River, Cameroon, West Africa. Habitat: freshwater.