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Species in the family or subfamily Malapteruridae: [ 27 ] records


affinis, Malapterurus Günther [A.] 1864:220 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Old Calabar [Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, Africa], ca. 4°57'N 8°19'E. Syntypes: BMNH 1864.7.9.1 (1), 1859.11.20.1 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin 1789) -- (Gosse 1986:102 [ref. 6194]). •Synonym of Malapterurus beninensis Murray 1855 -- (Roberts 2000:6 [ref. 24300], Norris 2002:55 [ref. 27470] with question, Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155] with question). Current status: Synonym of Malapterurus beninensis Murray 1855. Malapteruridae. Habitat: freshwater.

barbatus, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:88, Figs. 47c, 49 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Bagbe River at Yfin, Sewa River system, 8°42'N, 11°15'W, Sierra Leone. Holotype: MNHN 1990-0100. Paratypes: MNHN 1987-193 (24), 1990-99 (9), 1990-100 (3), 1990-434 (10), 1991-677 (5); MRAC 164141 (1), 73-10-P-4160 (1), P-4173 (1). Plus non-type material. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. •Status uncertain -- valid or perhaps the same as Malapterurus leonensis Roberts 2000. •Valid as Malapterurus barbatus Norris 2002 -- (Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus barbatus Norris 2002. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Sierra Leone/Guinea and Liberia, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

beninensis, Malapterurus Murray [A.] 1855:20, Pl. [Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh. v. 1; ref. 19115] Old Calabar River, Nigeria. Syntypes: BMNH 1856.1.16.1 (2), ?NMSZ 1855.27 (2). Type catalog: Herman et al. 1990:1 [ref. 20727], Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. Described more fully in Murray 1855 [ref. 20728]. •Synonym of Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin 1789) -- (Gosse 1986:102 [ref. 6194]). •Valid as Malapterurus beninensis Murray 1855 -- (Roberts 2000:6 [ref. 24300], Norris 2002:54 [ref. 27470], Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155], Norris 2007:695 [ref. 30031], Skelton 2019:227 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus beninensis Murray 1855. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Central and western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

caudivittatus, Paradoxoglanis Norris [S. M.] 2002:120, Figs. 72, 74a [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Small creeks tributary of Lomela River, 2°00'-2°19'S, 22°58'E-23°15'E, northern Sankuru, Lomela, Congo. Holotype: MRAC 98452. Paratypes: MRAC 99789 (1), 138673-79 (7?), 174566-570 (5?), 177995-999 (5?). Plus non-type specimens. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:303 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Paradoxoglanis caudivittatus Norris 2002 -- (Ferraris 2007:302-303 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Paradoxoglanis caudivittatus Norris 2002. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Central Congo River basin, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

cavalliensis, Malapterurus Roberts [T. R.] 2000:8 [Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1; ref. 24300] Cavally River, directly west of Tiéouléoula about 18 kilometers south of Tai, Ivory Coast. Holotype: BMNH 2000.3.3.7. Paratypes: BMNH 2000.3.3.8-10 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus cavalliensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus cavalliensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Ivory coast. Habitat: freshwater.

cryptus, Paradoxoglanis Norris [S. M.] 2002:128, Figs. 74c, 78 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] River Kagala, tributary of River Itimbiri, right bank, 2°44'N, 23°46'E, Aketi, Congo. Holotype: MRAC 88-25-P-2231. Paratypes: MRAC 88-25-P-2232-35 (4?). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:303 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Paradoxoglanis cryptus Norris 2002 -- (Ferraris 2007:303 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Paradoxoglanis cryptus Norris 2002. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Kagala River, Itimbiri basin, Congo River system, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

electricus, Silurus Bonnaterre [J. P.] 1788:156, Pl. 62 (fig. 245) [Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature... Ichthyologie; ref. 4940] Nile River at Banhā, Egypt, 30°28'N 31°11'E. Neotype: BMNH 1907.12.2.2547. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. Predates and is independent of, but based on the same source as, Silurus electricus Gmelin 1789. The ICZN established the type of Malapterus with authorship as Gmelin and placed it on the Official List, so that name/authorship probably should remain as the valid species. See Norris 2002:32 [ref. 27470]; Norris 2002:34 also designated the neotype for electricus Bonnaterre to agree with the neotype of electricus Gmelin. Based, though not explicitly stated, on Raja torpedo (non Linnaeus 1758) of Forsskål 1775:viii, 15 [ref. 1351] from River Nile. •In the synonymy of Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin 1789) -- (Norris 2002:32 [ref. 27470], Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin 1789). Malapteruridae. Habitat: freshwater.

electricus, Silurus Gmelin [J. F.] 1789:1354 [Caroli a Linné ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 3); ref. 18139] Nile River at Banhā, Egypt, 30°28'N 31°11'E. Neotype: BMNH 1907.12.2.2547. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. Neotype designated by Poll & Gosse 1969:5 [ref. 19535]. Placed on the Official List as type of Malapterurus (ICZN Direction 57). Based on 'Silurus pinna dorsali unica adiposa, cirris sex' of Broussonet 1782 [ref. 17287], and on Raja torpedo (non Linnaeus 1758) of Forsskål 1775:viii, 15 [ref. 1351] from River Nile. •Valid as Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin 1789) -- (Gosse 1986:102 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:157 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:119 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:303 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:340 [ref. 26477], Teugels in Lévêque et al. 1992:497 [ref. 21590], Skelton 1993:238 [ref. 24071], Poll & Gosse 1995:89 [ref. 24781], Roberts 2000:5 [ref. 24300], De Vos et al. 2001:130, 131 [ref. 26059], Norris 2002:32 [ref. 27470], Seegers et al. 2003:38 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155], Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155], Fricke 2008:18 [ref. 30182], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin 1789). Malapteruridae. Distribution: Nile River basin and western African rivers south of the Niger River basin. Habitat: freshwater.

gossei, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:102, Figs. 60, 62, 63a [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Congo River basin, Kinshasa [Léopoldville], 4°20'S, 15°15'E, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MRAC 88017. Paratypes: AMNH 6475 (1); IRSNB 20475 (1); MCZ 50146 (2?), 50426 (38?); MRAC 1191 (1), 714050-06 (2), 93788 (1), 96136-37 (2), 162367 (1), 164967 (1), 189276 (1), 79-1-P-4809 (1), 86-21-P-131 (1); CAS-SU 64616 (1). Plus non-type material. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Probably a synonym of Malapterurus monsembeensis Roberts 2000. •Questionably a synonym of Malaperurus monsembeensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Malapterurus monsembeensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Congo River system, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

leonensis, Malapterurus Roberts [T. R.] 2000:9 [Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1; ref. 24300] Moyamba, Sierra Leone. Holotype: BMNH 1976.11.12.122. Paratypes: BMNH 1915.3.16.1-2 (2), 1932.5.18.65 (1), 1950.9.22.36 (1), 1976.11.12.123-124 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus leonensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus leonensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

melanochir, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:109, Figs. 63b, 65 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Ruki River at Eala, 00°04'N, 18°20'E, Congo River basin, Congo. Holotype: MRAC 46166. Paratypes: MRAC 23035 (1), 104701-02 (2), 117781-84 (4?), 164927-29 (3?), 164977-78 (2?). Plus non-type material. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus melanochir Norris 2002 -- (Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus melanochir Norris 2002. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Central Congo River basin and upper Lualaba River system, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

microstoma, Malapterurus Poll [M.] & Gosse [J.-P.] 1969:8, Pls. 1, 2 (fig. b), 3 (fig. b) [Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique v. 45 (no. 38); ref. 19535] Yangambi, Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MRAC 164701. Paratypes: (20) BMNH 1969.9.10.1 (1); MRAC 1193 (1), 164702 (1), 19954 (1), 20827-29 (3), 55629 (1), 58626-27 (2), 58896-99 (4), 67217 (1), 68737 (1), 69329 (1), 104445 (1), 164703 (1), 164704-05 (2). Type catalog: Derijst 1991:55 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. If microstomus was treated as a noun, then the correct spelling when in Malapterurus is microstoma. •Valid as Malapterurus microstoma Poll & Gosse 1969 -- (Gosse 1986:104 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:157 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:89 [ref. 24781], Roberts 2000:7 [ref. 24300], Norris 2002:77 [ref. 27470]). •Valid as Malapterurus microstoma Poll & Gosse 1969 -- (Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus microstoma Poll & Gosse 1969. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Congo River system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

minjiriya, Malapterurus Sagua [V. O.] 1987:78, Fig. 1 [Journal of Fish Biology v. 30 (no. 1); ref. 8050] Lake Kainji, lower Niger River basin, Nigeria. Holotype: BMNH 1979.3.5.405. Paratypes: BMNH 1979.3.5.406-408 (3), UI [ZM/UI/P] 1883-1888 (6). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus minjiriya Sagua 1987 -- (Poll & Gosse 1995:89 [ref. 24781], Burgess & Finley 1996:165 [ref. 22901], Roberts 2000:8 [ref. 24300], Norris 2002:97 [ref. 27470], Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]). •Mention -- (Seegers et al. 2003:38 [ref. 28087]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus minjiriya Sagua 1987. Malapteruridae. Distribution: West-central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

monsembeensis, Malapterurus Roberts [T. R.] 2000:9 [Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1; ref. 24300] Upper Congo at Monsembe. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1899.8.22.6. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus monsembeensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus monsembeensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Congo River system, western central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

murrayi, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:94, Figs. 54-55 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Tano River near Wiawso, slow pool, 6°12'N, 2°29'W, Ghana. Holotype: BMNH 1969.4.28.29. Paratypes: CAS 64850 (5); MRAC 73-05-P-3114 (1). Plus one non-type specimen. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Malapterurus tanoensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Malapterurus tanoensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Ofin (Prah Basin) and Tano rivers, Ghana, Africa [if valid]. Habitat: freshwater.

occidentalis, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:73, Fig. 40 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] McCarthy Island, Gambia, 13°32N 14°46'E. Holotype: BMNH 1901.12.28.77. Paratypes: BMNH 1901.12.28.78-79 (2), 1912.4.1.138 (1); USNM 320434 (1). Plus additional non-type material. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus occidentalis Norris 2002 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus occidentalis Norris 2002. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Gambia and Guinea-Bissau, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

oguensis, Malapterurus electricus var. Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879:99 [10] [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 3; ref. 3881] Ogôoué River at Duomé, Congo. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-0889. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:54 [ref. 19575] as ogoensis, Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. On p. 10 of separate. The original spelling was oguensis and should be used as there is no evidence for an inadvertent error; spelling probably selected for phonetic reasons; same spelling also used by Boulenger for a different species. •Synonym of Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin 1789) -- (Gosse 1986:103 [ref. 6194]). •Valid as Malapterurus oguensis Sauvage 1879 -- (Roberts 2000:7 [ref. 24300] as ogoouensis, Norris 2002:70 [ref. 27470], Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155], Norris 2007:695 [ref. 30031]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus oguensis Sauvage 1879. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Western central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

parvus, Paradoxoglanis Norris [S. M.] 2002:126, Figs. 74b, 76 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] River Mawuya, Territory de Libenge, 3°14'N, 18°41'E, Mawuya, Congo River drainage, Congo. Holotype: MRAC 167535. Paratypes: IRSBN 23002 (1); MRAC 46735 (1), 47425 (1), 167536-42 (7?), 56779-86 (8?, 1 c&s), 96679-80 (2), 175271-72 (2), 88-25-P-2236 (1). Plus non-type specimens. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:303 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Paradoxoglanis parvus Norris 2002 -- (Ferraris 2007:303 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Paradoxoglanis parvus Norris 2002. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Middle Congo River basin, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

polli, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:111, Figs. 63c, 67-68 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Off Karema, 660-700 meters upstream from the coast, about 6°49'S, 30°26'E, Tanzania. Holotype: MRAC 90328. Paratypes: IRSNB 7082 (1), 9287 (1); MRAC 44975-76 (2), 90325-26 (2), 90327 (1), 90330 (1), 90331-32 (2), 130466-69 (4), 130950-51 (2), 95-98-P-382 (1), P-388 (1), P-390 (1), 96-31-P-865 (1); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 39582 (1), 40170 (1); UMMZ 199827 (4), 199939 (2). Plus non-type material. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Malapterurus tanganyikaensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Malapterurus tanganyikaensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Habitat: freshwater.

punctatus, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:91, Figs. 47b, 51 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Unspecified tributary waters of Duobe River at Duo Town (Duabo), about 5°42'N, 8°06'W, Cavally River drainage, Liberia. Holotype: MRAC 80-36-P-2154. Paratypes: AMNH 32747 (2); MNHN 1963-419 (1); MRAC 73-10-P-4174-4176 (3), 80-36-P-2151-2152 (2), P-2153 (1), P-2155-2156 (2?), P-2157 (1); USNM 193876 (4). Plus non-type material. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Status uncertain -- valid or perhaps the same as Malapterurus cavalliensis Roberts 2000. •Valid as Malapterurus punctatus Norris 2002 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155], Pezold et al. 2016:105 [ref. 34870]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus punctatus Norris 2002. Malapteruridae. Distribution: West Africa from Sierra Leone to Liberia/Ivory Coast. Habitat: freshwater.

shirensis, Malapterurus Roberts [T. R.] 2000:10 [Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1; ref. 24300] Chiromo, lower Shire River. Holotype: BMNH 1921.9.6.53. Paratypes: BMNH 1921.9.6.54 (1), 1932.12.16.622 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus shirensis Roberts 2000 -- (Skelton 2001:238 [ref. 27406], Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155], Kramer & van der Bank 2011:2670 [ref. 31546], Marshall 2011:169 [ref. 31755]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus shirensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Southeastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

stiassnyae, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:48, Figs. 23-24a [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] River Moa drainage, Tiwai Island, Local woman's poison station, about visitor's center, 7°33'N, 11°21'W, Sierra Leone. Holotype: AMNH 59488. Paratypes: AMNH 59433 (3); 59449 (4); ANSP 8551 (2); MNHN 1992-702 (1); MRAC 73-10-P-4155 (1), P-4158-4160 (prob. 3, 1 measured), P-4162-4163 (2), P-4166-4170 (prob. 5, 4 measured), P-4171 (1), P-4172 (1); USNM 48492 (1), 48493 (1); ZMH 4837 (6). Plus additional non-type material. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. •Status uncertain -- valid or perhaps the same as Malapterurus leonensis Roberts 2000. •Doubtfully a synonym of Malapterurus leonensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Uncertain as Malapterurus leonensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Upper Guinean basins east of the Fouta Dialon uplands, Africa [if valid]. Habitat: freshwater.

tanganyikaensis, Malapterurus Roberts [T. R.] 2000:11 [Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1; ref. 24300] Christy, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype: BMNH 1936.6.15.1234. Paratypes: BMNH 1936.6.15.1235-1237 (3), 1936.6.15.12384[sic]-1243 (13), 2000.3.3.11-17 (7). Plus additional non-type material. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus tanganyikaensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus tanganyikaensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika basin, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

tanoensis, Malapterurus Roberts [T. R.] 2000:11 [Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1; ref. 24300] Unvaiye lagoon, Tano basin, southwestern Ghana. Holotype: USNM 316021. Paratypes: BMNH 1969.4.28.29 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus tanoensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus tanoensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Ofin and Tano rivers, Ghana. Habitat: freshwater.

teugelsi, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:52, Figs. 24b, 26 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Kogon River, about 11°21'N, 14°30'W, Ndyarendi, Guinea. Holotype: MRAC 92-59-P-1680. Paratypes: MNHN 1990-435 (1); MRAC 92-59-P-1653-1679 (24, 3 c&s), P-1681-1702 (22), P-1703-1719 (17), P-1720-1761 (42). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Malapterurus teugelsi Norris 2002 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Malapterurus teugelsi Norris 2002. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Kogon River system, Guinea, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

thysi, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:81, Figs. 45, 47a [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Cess (Nipoué) River at Toyebli, 6°38'N, 8°29'W, Ivory Coast. Holotype: MRAC 73-10-P-4144. Paratypes: MRAC 73-05-P-3118 (1), P-3119 (1), P-4143 (1), P-4145-4146 (2), P-4147-4148 (2), 4149-4150 (2), P-4151-4152 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]. •Status uncertain -- valid or perhaps the same as Malapterurus cavalliensis Roberts 2000. •Questionably a synonym of Malapterurus cavalliensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:301 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Uncertain as Malapterurus thysi Norris 2002. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Western Ivory Coast, Africa [if valid]. Habitat: freshwater.

zambezensis, Malapterurus Norris [S. M.] 2002:44, Figs. 20-21 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289; ref. 27470] Zambezi River drainage, Lake Cariba at Andora Harbor, Zambia/Zimbabwe. Holotype: MRAC 187094. Paratypes: AMG 2150 (2); BMNH 1921.9.6.53 (2), 1932.12.16.522 (1); UMMZ 189169 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]. •Questionably a synonym of Malapterurus shirensis Roberts 2000 -- (Ferraris 2007:302 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Malapterurus shirensis Roberts 2000. Malapteruridae. Distribution: Zambezi River system, Africa [if valid]. Habitat: freshwater.