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Species in the family or subfamily Schilbeidae: [ 74 ] records


adansonii, Bagrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:391, Pl. 414 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Senegal River, Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-8670 (dry, poor condition). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:41 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe niloticus (Rüppell 1829) -- (De Vos 1986:51 [ref. 6191], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477]). •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:444 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:246 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

altipinnis, Eutropius Steindachner [F.] 1894:57, Pl. 1 (fig. 1) [Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 16 (nos 1-2, art. 1); ref. 4237] St. Paul River at Soforeh Place, Liberia. Syntypes: NMW 46501 (1), RMNH 5397 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe niloticus (Rüppell 1829) -- (De Vos 1986:52 [ref. 6191], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477]). •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:444 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:246 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

angolensis, Eutropius De Vos [L. D. G.] 1984:13, Figs. 4, 5d [Cybium v. 8 (no. 2); ref. 5157] Quanza River, Quimbango, Angola, 10°51'S, 17°30'E. Holotype (unique): MRAC 78-6-P-899. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe angolensis (De Vos 1984) -- (De Vos 1986:46 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:120 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:235 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe angolensis (De Vos 1984). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: upper Quanza River (Angola). Habitat: freshwater.

ansorgii, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1910:555 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 6 (no. 36); ref. 577] Quanza River at Cunga, Angola. Syntypes: BMNH 1911.6.1.100-101 (2), NMW 46502 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Eutropius ansorgii Boulenger 1910 -- (De Vos 1984:6, 9 [ref. 5157]). •Synonym of Schilbe bocagii (Guimarães 1884) -- (De Vos 1995:128 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Schilbe ansorgii (Boulenger 1910) -- (De Vos 1986:46 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Skelton 2019:235 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe ansorgii (Boulenger 1910). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

ansorgii, Physailia Boulenger [G. A.] 1910:557 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 6 (no. 36); ref. 577] Quanza River at Cunga, Angola. Syntypes: BMNH 1911.6.1.107 (1), NMW 45490 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Parailia occidentalis (Pellegrin 1901) -- (De Vos 1986:39 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:305 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parailia occidentalis (Pellegrin 1901). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

arabi, Schilbe Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:375 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Possibly a local name, species name used was Schilbe isidori. Schilbeidae.

auratus, Schilbe Joannis [L. de] 1835:no page number, Pl. 5 [Magasin de Zoologie 1835 (5 anneé); ref. 2355] Nile River, Egypt. Holotype (unique): ?MNHN B-0346. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:44 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos 1995:161 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155], Bruton et al. 2018:81 [ref. 36373]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

auritus, Silurus Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1809:[291], Pl. 11 (figs. 1-2) [Poissons du Nil v. 1 (part 1); ref. 4182] Nile River, Egypt. Syntypes: MNHN A-8954 (4), A-8956 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:42-43 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:366 [ref. 29155]. Illustrated specimen is the holotype if identifiable. The page number is from a different edition. •Valid as Siluranodon auritus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (De Vos 1986:53 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:436 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:288 [ref. 23748], Dankwa et al. 1999:29 [ref. 28023], Diogo et al. 2004:103 [ref. 27670], Ferraris 2007:366 [ref. 29155], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Siluranodon auritus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Northern and western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

banguelensis, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1911:282, Fig. 231 [Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 2; ref. 579] Lake Bangwelu, Zambia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1907.9.30.8. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe banguelensis (Boulenger 1911) -- (De Vos 1986:46 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:123 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe banguelensis (Boulenger 1911). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Southern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

bipinnatus, Schilbe Ehrenberg [C. G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:389 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Name mentioned in passing, not available. •In the synonymy of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1995:246 [ref. 23748]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758). Schilbeidae.

bistriata, Ansorgia vittata Giltay [L.] 1930:393, Fig. 1 [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 19 (no. 3); ref. 21342] Buta, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MRAC 20584. Paratypes: IRSNB 36 (1). Additional material: MRAC 20585-86 (2), 10587 (1). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:15 [ref. 20755], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Eutropiellus debauwi (Boulenger 1900) -- (De Vos 1986:37 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Pareutropius debauwi (Boulenger 1900) -- (De Vos 1995:338 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Pareutropius debauwi (Boulenger 1900). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

bocagii, Eutropius Guimarães [A. R. P.] 1884:85, Pl. [Jornal do Sciências Mathemáticas, Physicas e Naturaes, Lisboa v. 9 (no. 34) [1882]; ref. 18170] Dondo, Quanza River, Angola. Holotype (unique): MB (destroyed in 1978). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Eutropius bocagii Guimarães 1884 -- (De Vos 1984:4 [ref. 5157]). •Valid as Schilbe bocagii (Guimarães 1884) -- (De Vos 1986:46 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:128 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:235 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe bocagii (Guimarães 1884). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: lower Quanza River and Bengo River (Angola). Habitat: freshwater.

bomae, Eutropius Lönnberg [E.] & Rendahl [H.] 1922:126 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 10 (no. 55); ref. 15352] Boma, 5°50'S, 13°03'E, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): NRM 6024. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe grenfelli (Boulenger 1900) -- (De Vos 1986:48 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:148 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe grenfelli (Boulenger 1900). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

bouvieri, Schilbe Rochebrune [A. T. de] 1885:95 [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 9; ref. 3791] Casamance River, Senegal, western Africa. Museo Bouvieri. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:45 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos 1995:162 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

brevianalis, Eutropius Pellegrin [J.] 1929:362 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 54; ref. 15941] Nyong River at Dehane, Cameroon. Syntypes: MNHN 1928-0354 to 0355 (1, 1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:42 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe brevianalis (Pellegrin 1929) -- (De Vos 1986:47 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:447 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:134 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:647 [ref. 30029]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe brevianalis (Pellegrin 1929). Schilbeidae. Distribution: West-central Africa: coastal rivers of Cameroon and Nigeria. Habitat: freshwater.

buffei, Eutropiellus Gras [R.] 1961:406, Fig. 3 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 32 (no. 5) (1960); ref. 1876] Bas-Ouémé between Dannou and Adjohon, Benin [Dahomey]. Syntypes: Lab. d'Hydrobiol. Cotonou, Benin (1), MNHN 1958-0001 (4). Type catalog: Blanc 1961:271 [ref. 20870], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Eutropiellus buffei Gras 1961 -- (De Vos 1986:36 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:185 [ref. 24781]). •Valid as Pareutropius buffei (Gras 1961) -- (De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:439 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:333 [ref. 23748], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:637 [ref. 30029] dated 1960). Current status: Valid as Pareutropius buffei (Gras 1961). Schilbeidae. Distribution: West-central Africa: lower Ouémé River, Cross and Niger rivers. Habitat: freshwater.

cameronensis, Eutropius Pellegrin [J.] 1929:361 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 54; ref. 15941] Cameroon. Syntypes: MNHN 1928-0351 (1) Mfida, 1928-0352 (1) Nyabessan, 1928-0353 (1) Akonolinga. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:42 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Schilbe multitaeniatus (Pellegrin 1913) -- (De Vos 1986:50 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:239 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe multitaeniatus (Pellegrin 1913). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

congensis, Silurus Leach [W. E.] in Tuckey 1818:409 [A general notice of the animals taken by Mr. John Cranch; ref. 5023] Congo River. Holotype (unique): BMNH 2005.5.17.6. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe congensis (Leach 1818) -- (De Vos 1986:47 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:137 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe congensis (Leach 1818). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Congo River system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

congica, Parailia Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:106, Pl. 41 (fig. 2) [not 3] [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5); ref. 589] Ebinga River, from Lake Leopold II [Mai-Ndombe], Democratic Republic of Congo. Lectotype: MRAC 942. Syntypes: BMNH 1899.11.27.19-20 (2); MRAC 943 (1), 944-945 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]. De Vos 1995:297 [ref. 23748] treats MRAC 942 as the lectoholotype, thereby probably establishing a lectotype. •Valid as Parailia congica Boulenger 1899 -- (De Vos 1986:38 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:297 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Parailia congica Boulenger 1899. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

congolensis, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1901:268 [Les poissons du Bassin du Congo; ref. 14744] Congo River. Holotype (unique): BMNH 2005.5.17.6. Also spelled congoensis by Boulenger 1899:105. Unjustified emendation of Silurus congensis Leach in Tuckey 1818. •Synonym of Schilbe congensis (Leach 1818) -- (De Vos 1995:137 [ref. 23748]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe congensis (Leach 1818). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

congolensis, Schilbe 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] Noloundou, Dscha [Dja], Congo River, southern Cameroon. Syntypes: NMW 10698-99 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. Subjectively invalid; secondarily preoccupied in Schilbe by Eutropius congolensis Boulenger 1901. Species later described in more detail in Steindachner 1913:30 [ref. 14987]. •Synonym of Schilbe marmoratus Boulenger 1911 -- (De Vos 1986:41 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:224 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe marmoratus Boulenger 1911. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

debauwi, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1900:138, Pl. 50 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 6); ref. 555] Uerre, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1900.12.13.8 (1), MRAC 347 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Eutropiellus debauwi Boulenger 1900 -- (De Vos 1986:36 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:185 [ref. 24781]). •Valid as Pareutropius debauwi (Boulenger 1900) -- (De Vos 1995:338 [ref. 23748], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:637 [ref. 30029], Kullander & Roberts 2012:362, 367 [ref. 31751], Skelton 2019:227 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Pareutropius debauwi (Boulenger 1900). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Congo River basin, western central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

depressirostris, Bagrus Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1852:682 [Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1852; ref. 18539] Mozambique (3 localities). Syntypes: BMNH 1863.4.30.15 (1); ?ZMB 3015-3016 (2, 1) Yedde. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. Also in Peters 1868:25, Pl. 4 (fig. 5) [ref. 3440] as Eutropius depressirostris. De Vos 1995:161 [ref. 23748] treats the BMNH specimen as holotype but several localities are listed. •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:44 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos 1995:161 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Schilbe depressirostris (Peters 1852) -- (Van der Bank et al. 2017:378 [ref. 35707]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe depressirostris (Peters 1852). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Southern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

dispila, Schilbe Günther [A.] 1864:51 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Niger River; upper Nile, Africa. Syntypes: BMNH 1852.2.22.17 (1), BMNH uncat. (2, not found). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:45 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:441 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:162 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

djeremi, Eutropius Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] & De Vos [L. D. G.] 1982:179, Figs. 1-2 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 96 (no. 1); ref. 8415] Djerem River below falls at the rapids 6-7 kilometers south from Mbakaou, 6°15'N, 12°46'E, Cameroon. Holotype (unique): MRAC 73-18-P-2310. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe djeremi (Thys van den Audenaerde & De Vos 1982) -- (De Vos 1986:47 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:142 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:649 [ref. 30029]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe djeremi (Thys van den Audenaerde & De Vos 1982). Schilbeidae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Sanaga River basin, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

durinii, Eutropius Gianferrari [L.] 1932:141 [Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali di Milano v. 71 (no. 2); ref. 16370] Lake Tanganyika. Holotype (unique): MSNM 36 [ex MSNM 4514]. Type catalog: Conci & Michelangeli 1974:226 [ref. 21560], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. The type locality is thought to be in error by De Vos 1986 and 1995. •Valid as Schilbe durinii (Gianferrari 1932) -- (De Vos 1986:47 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:146 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe durinii (Gianferrari 1932). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Africa (uncertain locality). Habitat: freshwater.

eclipsis, Eutropius Fowler [H. W.] 1919:270, Fig. 12 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 56 (no. 2294); ref. 15209] Quanza River at Cunga, Angola. Holotype: USNM 42342. Paratypes: USNM 42341 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris & Vari 1992:39 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Eutropius bocagii Guimarães 1884 -- (De Vos 1984:4 [ref. 5157]). •Synonym of Schilbe bocagii (Guimarães 1884) -- (De Vos 1986:47 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:128 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe bocagii (Guimarães 1884). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

emini, Schilbe Pfeffer [G. J.] 1896:32 [Die Thierwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete v. 3; ref. 14617] [Muhale-Bach, Uniamwesi] East Africa. Holotype (unique): ZMB 12851. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:45 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos 1995:162 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

fasciata, Schilbe senegalensis var. Steindachner [F.] 1870:983 [39], Pl. 6 (figs. 1-2) [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 60 (1. Abth.); ref. 18767] St. Louis, Dayana, Podor, Bahel, Matum, Senegal, western Africa. Syntypes: NMW 44579-81 (61). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. On p. 39 of separate. Described as "... var. fasciata an nova spec.?" •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:44 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:441 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:162 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

gastratus, Eutropius Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.] 1917:708, Fig. 20 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 37 (art. 25); ref. 3185] Rungu, Orientale Province, Republic of the Congo. Holotype: AMNH 6404. Paratypes: AMNH 6428 (1), 6496 (1), 6833 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:1363 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe grenfelli (Boulenger 1900) -- (De Vos 1986:48 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:148 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe grenfelli (Boulenger 1900). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

grenfelli, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1900:137, Pl. 50 (fig. 1) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 6); ref. 555] Bolobo, Congo. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1900.6.23.6. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155], •Valid as Schilbe grenfelli (Boulenger 1900) -- (De Vos 1986:47 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:148 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:645 [ref. 30029], Skelton 2019:235 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe grenfelli (Boulenger 1900). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Western central Africa and widespread in the Congo River basin. Habitat: freshwater.

hasselquistii, Schilbe Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:377 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Nile River, Egypt. Holotype (unique): MNHN B-0599. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:41 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe niloticus (Rüppell 1829) -- (De Vos 1986:51 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1995:246 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

intermedius, Schilbe Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1832:6 [Fortsetzung der Beschreibung und Abbildung meherer neuer Fische; ref. 18643] Lower Nile River, Egypt. Syntypes: BMNH 1850.7.29.14 (1); SMF 202 (1), 2625 (1, dry), 6403 (1, skeleton). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363-364 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:44 [ref. 6191]). •Valid as Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos & Skelton 1990:323 [ref. 20129], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:441 [ref. 21590], Skelton 1993:225 [ref. 24071], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:161 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725] with a holotype, Dankwa et al. 1999:30 [ref. 28023], Skelton 2001:225 [ref. 27406], De Vos et al. 2001:130, 131 [ref. 26059], Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:641 [ref. 30029], Marshall 2011:152 [ref. 31755], Kramer et al. 2016:unnumbered p. [ref. 34331], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036], Van der Bank et al. 2017:378 [ref. 35707], Skelton 2019:235 [ref. 36564] as intermedium). Current status: Valid as Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Widely distributed in sub-Saharan Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

isidori, Schilbe Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:375, Pl. 412 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Egypt. Syntypes: MNHN. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe uranoscopus Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos 1986:46 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:271 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe uranoscopus Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

kasai, Eutropiellus Nichols [J. T.] & LaMonte [F. R.] 1933:5, Fig. 4 [American Museum Novitates No. 656; ref. 3187] Luluabourg [Kananga], Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: AMNH 12338. Paratypes: AMNH 20931 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Eutropiellus debauwi (Boulenger 1900) -- (De Vos 1986:37 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:338 [ref. 23748]). •Synonym of Pareutropius debauwi (Boulenger 1900) -- (Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Pareutropius debauwi (Boulenger 1900). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

laticeps, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:105, Pl. 41 (fig. 3) [not 2] [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5); ref. 589] Kutu, Lake Leopold II [Mai-Ndombe], Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 941. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe laticeps (Boulenger 1899) -- (De Vos 1986:48 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:208 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:649 [ref. 30029]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe laticeps (Boulenger 1899). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Western central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

lemairii, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1900:138, Pl. 50 (fig. 3) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 6); ref. 555] Lofoi, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1900.12.13.24 (1), MRAC 293 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:45 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos 1995:162 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

liberiensis, Eutropius Hubrecht [A. A. W.] 1881:69 [Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 3 (no. 2); ref. 14287] Soforeh Place, St. Paul River, Liberia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 5328. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mandibularis (Günther 1867) -- (De Vos 1986:49 [ref. 6191], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:448 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:212 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe mandibularis (Günther 1867). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

longifilis, Eutropius Steindachner [F.] 1914:537 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 51 (no. 25); ref. 18910] Watercourse near village in Kiperege, Tanzania. Syntypes: NMW 46507 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]. Species illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1915:75 [p. 17 of separate] Pl. 3 (fig. 2) [ref. 15072]. •Valid as Eutropiellus longifilis Steindachner 1914 -- (De Vos 1986:37 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:185 [ref. 24781]). •Valid as Pareutropius longifilis (Steindachner 1914) -- (De Vos 1995:347 [ref. 23748], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Pareutropius longifilis (Steindachner 1914). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

longifilis, Parailia Boulenger [G. A.] 1902:37, Pl. 10 (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. Lectotype: MRAC 1309. Syntypes: BMNH 1901.12.26.36-37 (2); MRAC 1311-12 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]. De Vos 1995:295 [ref. 23748] lists MRAC 1309 as lectoholotype, thereby probably establishing a lectotype. •Synonym of Parailia congica Boulenger 1899 -- (De Vos 1995:297 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parailia congica Boulenger 1899. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

mandevillei, Pareutropius Poll [M.] 1959:92, Pl. 16 (fig. 4A) [Annales du Musée du Congo Belge v. 71 (art. 3); ref. 3522] Stanley Pool, Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MRAC 98387. Paratypes: (462) MRAC 77019-57 (38), 87987-88 (2), 98388-426 (39), 99092-361 (271), 100495-502 (9), 103421-69 (49), 118297 (1), 118298-99 (2), 118300-303 (4), 118304 (1), 118305-07 (3), 118308 (1), 118309-49 (41). Type catalog: Derijst 1991:61 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Eutropiellus mandevillei (Poll 1959) -- (De Vos 1986:37 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:185 [ref. 24781]). •Valid as Pareutropius mandevillei Poll 1959 -- (De Vos 1995:352 [ref. 23748], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155], Kullander & Roberts 2012:367 [ref. 31751]). Current status: Valid as Pareutropius mandevillei Poll 1959. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

mandibularis, Eutropius Günther [A.] 1867:112 [3] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 3) v. 20 (no. 116) (art. 15); ref. 1989] Bossumprah River, Ghana. Holotype (unique): WML [Liverpool Mus.] (whereabouts unknown). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. On p. 3 of separate. •Valid as Schilbe mandibularis (Günther 1867) -- (De Vos 1986:48 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:448 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:212 [ref. 23748], Dankwa et al. 1999:30 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155], Pezold et al. 2016:105 [ref. 34870]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe mandibularis (Günther 1867). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

marmoratus, Schilbe Boulenger [G. A.] 1911:222 [Bulletins Mensuels / Société des naturalistes Luxembourgeois v. 21; ref. 19571] Sankuru River at Kondu [Kondue], Kasai, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): MNHNLU [Luxemburg Mus.]. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe marmoratus Boulenger 1911 -- (De Vos 1986:41 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:224 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155], Kullander & Roberts 2012:362, 367 [ref. 31751]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe marmoratus Boulenger 1911. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Congo River basin and Shiloago system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

mentalis, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1901:269 [Les poissons du Bassin du Congo; ref. 14744] Prah River, Ghana. Syntypes: BMNH 1899.12.22.8-10 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mandibularis (Günther 1867) -- (De Vos 1986:49 [ref. 6191], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:448 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:212 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe mandibularis (Günther 1867). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

micristius, Pareutropius Regan [C. T.] 1920:105 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 6 (no. 31); ref. 3670] Morogoro, Tanzania. Syntypes: (7) BMNH 1920.3.8.7-9 (3), 1920.3.8.10-12 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Eutropiellus longifilis (Steindachner 1914) -- (De Vos 1986:37 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Pareutropius longifilis (Steindachner 1914) -- (De Vos 1995:347 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Pareutropius longifilis (Steindachner 1914). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

micropogon, Eutropius Trewavas [E.] 1943:168 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Series B v. 113 (pt 3); ref. 4453] Volta River at Senchi, Ghana. Syntypes: BMNH 1944.2.9.16-17 (2), 1944.2.9.18 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe micropogon (Trewavas 1943) -- (De Vos 1986:49 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:445 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:231 [ref. 23748], Dankwa et al. 1999:30 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:647 [ref. 30029]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe micropogon (Trewavas 1943). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Lower course of western African rivers, from Senegal to Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

moebii, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1911:293 [Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 2; ref. 579] Syntypes: Syntypes: ZMB 13680 (8, ? now 3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. Unjustified emendation of Eutropius möbiusii [= moebiusii] Pfeffer 1896. •Synonym of Schilbe moebiusii (Pfeffer 1896) -- (De Vos 1995:235 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe moebiusii (Pfeffer 1896). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

moebiusii, Eutropius Pfeffer [G. J.] 1896:30 [Die Thierwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete v. 3; ref. 14617] Kingani River, Tanzania. Syntypes: ZMB 13680 (8, ? now 3), [not ZMH H476 (1) Dunda]. Type catalog: Ladiges et al. 1958:160 [ref. 19181], Wilkens & Dohse 1993:403 [ref. 21161] with ZMB H476 as holotype, Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. Original as möbiusii. Eutropius moebii Boulenger 1911:293 [ref. 579] is an unjustified emendation. •Valid as Schilbe moebiusii (Pfeffer 1896) -- (De Vos 1986:50 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:235 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe moebiusii (Pfeffer 1896). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

multitaeniatus, Eutropius Pellegrin [J.] 1913:273 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 38; ref. 14970] Ogôoué [Ogowe] River at Ngomo, Gabon. Syntypes: MNHN 1908-0230 to 0231 (1, 1), 1913-0266 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:42 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. Misspelled multilineatus by Boulenger 1916:292 [ref. 585]. •Valid as Schilbe multitaeniatus (Pellegrin 1913) -- (De Vos 1986:50 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:239 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:651 [ref. 30029]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe multitaeniatus (Pellegrin 1913). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Western and central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

mystus, Silurus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:305 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Nile River. Holotype (unique): NRM 70. Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:219 [ref. 20707], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:41 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], De Vos & Skelton 1990:323 [ref. 20129], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:444 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:246 [ref. 23748], Dankwa et al. 1999:30 [ref. 28023], Diogo et al. 2004:95 [ref. 27670], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:645 [ref. 30029], Fricke 2008:19 [ref. 30182], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Nile River basin and western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

nasalis, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1915:169 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 4 (fasc. 2); ref. 15086] Lake Moero [Lake Mweru], Democratic Republic of Congo. Lectotype: MRAC 14163. Paralectotype: BMNH 1920.5.26.87 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype selected by De Vos 1995:124 [ref.23748] as lectoholotype. •Synonym of Schilbe banguelensis (Boulenger 1911) -- (De Vos 1986:46 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:123 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe banguelensis (Boulenger 1911). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

niloticus, Hypophthalmus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829:6, Pl. 1 (fig. 1) [Beschreibung und Abbildung mehrerer neuer Fische, im Nil entdeckt 1829; ref. 22233] Nile River near Benisuef, Egypt. Syntypes: BMNH 1850.7.29.16 (1); ?RMNH 2985 [ex SMF] (1); SMF 725 (1), 2637 (1, dry), 6050-51 (1, 1, skeletons), 6053 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe niloticus (Rüppell 1829) -- (De Vos 1986:50 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:119 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367]). •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos & Skelton 1990:323 [ref. 20129], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:444 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:246 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

nyongensis, Eutropius De Vos [L. D. G.] 1981:968, Fig. 4 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 95 (no. 4); ref. 8613] Nyong River, above falls at 12 kilometers southeast of Eseka, Cameroon, 3°34'N, 10°47'E. Holotype: MRAC 75-4-P-43. Paratypes: MRAC 75-4-P-44-45 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe nyongensis (De Vos 1981) -- (De Vos 1986:52 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:263 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:643 [ref. 30029]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe nyongensis (De Vos 1981). Schilbeidae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Nyong River, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

obtusirostris, Eutropius Günther [A.] 1864:53 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] India (error) [West Africa]. Syntypes: BMNH 1842.3.26.28-29 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe niloticus (Rüppell 1829) -- (De Vos 1986:52 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1995:246 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

occidentalis, Ailia Pellegrin [J.] 1901:331 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 7 (no. 7); ref. 14887] Cape Lopez, Gabon. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1885-0404. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:43 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Parailia occidentalis (Pellegrin 1901) -- (De Vos 1986:39 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:305 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:633 [ref. 30029], Skelton 2019:227, 235 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Parailia occidentalis (Pellegrin 1901). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Western central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

orientalis, Irvineia Trewavas [E.] 1964:390, Figs. 1-2, 3b-c [Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale `Giacomo Doria' v. 74; ref. 3714] Villaggio Duca delgi Abruzzi, Uebi Shebeli system, Somalia. Holotype: MSNG 39551. Paratypes: BMNH 1955.12.14.2 [ex MSNG 39562] (1); MSNG 17619 (1), 39578 (1), 39562 (3, now 2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:358 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Irvineia orientalis Trewavas 1964 -- (De Vos 1986:38 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:185 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:358 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:358 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Irvineia orientalis Trewavas 1964. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Northeastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

palmeri, Schilbe Svensson [G. S. O.] 1933:71, Pl. 3 (fig. 4) [Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar, Stockholm v. 12 (no. 3); ref. 16524] Swamps along Gambia River, western Africa. Syntypes: NRM 11145 (3), 14452 (1), 21145 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:45 [ref. 6191], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:441 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:162 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

pellucida, Physailia Boulenger [G. A.] 1901:445 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 8 (no. 47) (art. 55); ref. 557] White Nile River at Omdurman, Sudan. Syntypes: BMNH 1907.12.2.1942-1956 (14 or 15), 1907.12.2.1940-41 (2); ?MCZ 32074 [ex BMNH] (1); MNHN 1907-0215 to 0216 (3, 3). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:43 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Parailia pellucida (Boulenger 1901) -- (De Vos 1986:40 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:435 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:311 [ref. 23748], Dankwa et al. 1999:29 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:633 [ref. 30029]). Current status: Valid as Parailia pellucida (Boulenger 1901). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Nile River, Chad basin, and other west African river basins. Habitat: freshwater.

schilbeides, Bagrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:389 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Nile River, Egypt. Syntypes: MNHN B-0600 (1), B-0601 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:41 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe niloticus (Rüppell 1829) -- (De Vos 1986:51 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1995:246 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

senegalensis, Schilbe Günther [A.] 1864:51 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Senegal. Syntypes at MNHN (not found). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. Unexplained and unjustified emendation of Schilbe senegallus Valenciennes 1840. •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos 1995:162 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

senegallus, Schilbe Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:378 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Senegal. Syntypes: MNHN (not found). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:44 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:441 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:161 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

seraoi, Eutropius Boulenger [G. A.] 1910:556 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 6 (no. 36); ref. 577] Bengo River and Lucala River at Lucala, Angola. Syntypes: (10) ANSP 37956 (1) Lucalla R.; BMNH 1911.6.1.102-105 (4) Bango R., 1911.6.1.106 (1) Lucalla R.; NMW 46524 (2); ZMB 18226 (1) Bengo. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:151 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Eutropius seraoi Boulenger 1910 -- (De Vos 1984:6, 11 [ref. 5157]). •Valid as Schilbe seraoi (Boulenger 1910) -- (De Vos 1986:52 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860]). •Synonym of Schilbe bocagii (Guimarães 1884) -- (De Vos 1995:128 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:363 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe bocagii (Guimarães 1884). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

somalensis, Ailia Vinciguerra [D.] 1897:346 [4] [Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Serie 2) v. 17; ref. 14639] Ganana River at Lugh, Somalia. Syntypes: BMNH 1961.5.3.12 (1); MSNG 14612 (4). Type catalog: Tortonese 1963:308 [ref. 10351], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]. On p. 4 of separate. •Valid as Parailia somalensis (Vinciguerra 1897) -- (De Vos 1986:40 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:321 [ref. 23748], Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Parailia somalensis (Vinciguerra 1897). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Ganana and lower Tana rivers, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

spiniserrata, Parailia Svensson [G. S. O.] 1933:73, Pl. 4 (fig. 2); Fig. 24 [Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar, Stockholm v. 12 (no. 3); ref. 16524] Swamps along Gambia River, MacCarthy Island area, western Africa. Syntypes: (25) NRM 11144 (4), 14453-54 (1, 8), 21144 (2), 31144-47 (1, 1, 4, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Parailia spiniserrata Svensson 1933 -- (De Vos 1986:39 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860] as spiniserratus, Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:435 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:326 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Parailia spiniserrata Svensson 1933. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Gambia, Geba and Jong River basins, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

steindachneri, Schilbe Guimarães [A. R. P.] 1884:1, Pl. 1 (figs. 1-2) [Jornal do Sciências Mathemáticas, Physicas e Naturaes, Lisboa v. 10 (no. 37); ref. 18171] Cunene River, Angola. Holotype (unique): MB (destroyed in 1978). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (De Vos 1986:45 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos 1995:162 [ref. 23748], Seegers 1996:183 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:364 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Schilbe intermedius Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

tanensis, Physailia somalensis Whitehead [P. J. P.] 1962:101, Fig. 2 [Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale `Giacomo Doria' v. 73; ref. 5678] Tana River at Hola, Kenya. Holotype: BMNH 1961.5.3.7. Paratypes: BMNH 1961.5.3.8-11 (4); MSNG 38456 [ex BMNH 1961.5.3.12] (1). Type catalog: Tortonese 1963:308 [ref. 10351]. •Synonym of Parailia somalensis (Vinciguerra 1897) -- (De Vos 1986:41 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:321 [ref. 23748], Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087]). Current status: Synonym of Parailia somalensis (Vinciguerra 1897). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

tumbanus, Eutropius Pellegrin [J.] 1926:203 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 14 (no. 2); ref. 17939] Tumba Lake, Tondu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: MNHN 1926-0161 to 0163 (1, 1, 1); MRAC 19685-86 (1, 1), 19687-88 (1, 1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:42 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe tumbanus (Pellegrin 1926) -- (De Vos 1986:52 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos 1995:266 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe tumbanus (Pellegrin 1926). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Middle Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

uranoscopus, Schilbe Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1832:4, Pl. 1 (fig. 1) [Fortsetzung der Beschreibung und Abbildung meherer neuer Fische; ref. 18643] Fish market in Cairo, Egypt. Lectotype: BMNH 1850.7.29.22. Paralectotypes: SMF 546 (1, dry), 2622 (1, dry), 2629 (1, dry), 6657 (1, skeleton); ?NRM 6022 (1); ?RMNH 2919 [ex SMF] (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype established by De Vos 1986:45 [ref. 6191]. •Valid as Schilbe uranoscopus Rüppell 1832 -- (De Vos 1986:45 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:443 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:271 [ref. 23748] with a holotype, Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155], De Vos 2007:643 [ref. 30029], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe uranoscopus Rüppell 1832. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Northern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

vandeweyeri, Eutropiellus Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1964:225, Fig. 3 [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 69 (nos 1-2); ref. 9261] Lower Nigeria Delta, exact locality uncertain, probably between Lagos and Port Harcourt. Holotype: MRAC 140281. Paratypes: MRAC 140282-87 (6). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Eutropiellus buffei Gras 1961 -- (De Vos 1986:36 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Pareutropius buffei (Gras 1961) -- (De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:439 [ref. 21590], De Vos 1995:333 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Pareutropius buffei (Gras 1961). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

villiersi, Physailia Boulenger [G. A.] 1912:17, Pl. 17 (fig. 6) [Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 3); ref. 581] Lucola River near Cabinda, Chiloango at Mayili, Luali at Lundo, and Lucala, Congo. Syntypes: ANSP 38756-58 (3); BMNH 1912.4.1.421 (1), 1912.4.1.422-424 (3) Lundo, 1912.4.1.419-420 (2) Mayili, 1912.4.1.425-429 (5) Cabinda; FMNH 56151 [ex CM 4942] (2); MRAC 1656-1659 (4), 1660-1661 (2), 1662 (1); NMW 45489 (16); ZMB 18818 (9, 10 in jar). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:151 [ref. 13621], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:65 [ref. 12367], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Parailia occidentalis (Pellegrin 1901) -- (De Vos 1986:39 [ref. 6191], De Vos 1995:305 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Parailia occidentalis (Pellegrin 1901). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

vittata, Ansorgia Boulenger [G. A.] 1912:17, Pl. 19 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 3); ref. 581] Lower Congo. Syntypes: ANSP 38734-35 (2); BMNH 1912.4.1.414 (1), 1912.4.1.415-417 (3), 1912.4.1.418 (1, skeleton); MRAC 1653-1655 (1, 1, 1); ZMB 18817 (2). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:151 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155] Misspelled A. vitata on p. 17, as vittata on plate legend (p. 28) and on plate; De Vos 1986:37 [ref. 6191] serves as first reviser (if no earlier one is located) selecting vittata if needed. •Synonym of Eutropiellus debauwi (Boulenger 1900) -- (De Vos 1986:37 [ref. 6191]). •Synonym of Pareutropius debauwi (Boulenger 1900) -- (De Vos 1995:338 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:361 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Pareutropius debauwi (Boulenger 1900). Schilbeidae. Habitat: freshwater.

voltae, Irvineia Trewavas [E.] 1943:165, Fig. 1 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Series B v. 113 (pt 3); ref. 4453] Above the Senchi Rapids, Volta River, Ghana. Syntypes: BMNH 1944.2.9.19-21 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:358 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Irvineia voltae Trewavas 1943 -- (De Vos 1986:38 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], De Vos in Lévêque et al. 1992:437 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:185 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:362 [ref. 23748], Dankwa et al. 1999:30 [ref. 28023] as Irvinea, Ferraris 2007:358 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Irvineia voltae Trewavas 1943. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Lower Volta River, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

yangambianus, Eutropius Poll [M.] 1954:61, Fig. 4 [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1; ref. 12662] Lubila River, Yangambi, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MRAC 123625. Paratypes: IRSNB 248 (1), 249 (2); MRAC 123626-628 (1, 1, 1). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:15 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:40 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe yangambianus (Poll 1954) -- (De Vos 1986:53 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Skelton 1993:226 [ref. 24071], De Vos 1995:278 [ref. 23748], Skelton 2001:215 [ref. 27406], Ferraris 2007:365 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:235 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe yangambianus (Poll 1954). Schilbeidae. Distribution: Southern central Africa: Congo River basin and upper Zambezi River. Habitat: freshwater.

zairensis, Schilbe De Vos [L. D. G.] 1995:285, Fig. 201 [Annales du Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Série Sciences Zoologiques v. 271; ref. 23748] Lemfu, Inkisi River, lower Congo River Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo, about 5°18'S, 15°13'E. Holotype: MRAC 86-21-P-98. Paratypes: MRAC 85-19-P-15 (1), 86-21-P-99-101 (3), 86-21-P-102-105 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:366 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Schilbe zairensis De Vos 1995 -- (Ferraris 2007:366 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:229 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Schilbe zairensis De Vos 1995. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Lower Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.