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Species in the genus Amphilius: [ 47 ] records


atesuensis, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1904:17 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 14 (no. 79) (art. 3); ref. 572] Atesu River, Ghana. Syntypes: BMNH 1903.4.24.74-77 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius atesuensis Boulenger 1904 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:55 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Dankwa et al. 1999:31 [ref. 28023], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155], Schmidt & Pezold 2011:549 [ref. 31330], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Pezold et al. 2016:105 [ref. 34870], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius atesuensis Boulenger 1904. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: West-central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

athiensis, Amphilius Thomson [A. W.] & Page [L. M.] 2010:51, Fig. 2 [Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History v. 49 (no. 2); ref. 30999] Nairobi, Kenya, ca. 1°16'28"S, 36°48'47"E. Holotype: BMNH 1910.10.31.31. Paratypes: Many at BMNH, CAS-SU, MCZ, SAIAB and USNM. •Valid as Amphilius athiensis Thomson & Page 2010. Current status: Valid as Amphilius athiensis Thomson & Page 2010. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Athi River system, Galana River basin, Kenya. Habitat: freshwater.

brevidorsalis, Amphilius Pellegrin [J.] 1919:399 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 44; ref. 15227] Revue River at Manica, Mozambique. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1919-0488. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:36 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:59 [ref. 6192], Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

brevipinna, Amphilius grammatophorus var. Pellegrin [J.] 1935:465 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 60; ref. 15668] French Guinea. Syntypes: MNHN 1935-0194 (1) Banamanan, 1935-0195 (1) Friguiagbé. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:37 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius platychir (Günther 1864) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:54 [ref. 6192], Lévêque et al. 1989:119 [ref. 26480], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius platychir (Günther 1864). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

brevis, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1902:268, Pl. 29 (fig. 3) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1902, v. 1 (pt 1) (art. 4); ref. 4865] Lindi River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1902.4.14.21 (1), IRSNB 11 (1). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:14 [ref. 20755], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155]. Footnote says, "Amphilius Gthr. 1864, = Anoplopterus Pfeff." •Valid as Amphilius brevis Boulenger 1902 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:55 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Diogo & Chardon 2000:460 [ref. 27289], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius brevis Boulenger 1902. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Western central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

caudosignatus, Amphilius Skelton [P. H.] 2007:48, Fig. 4 [Zootaxa No. 1578; ref. 29258] Kiené Creek, Motoboi Village, 1°32'S, 13°32'E, upper Ogowe River system, Gabon. Holotype: CUMV 86631. Paratypes: CUMV 80784 (1), 82234 (1), 90864 (1) •Valid as Amphilius caudosignatus Skelton 2007 -- (Skelton 2007:765 [ref. 30030], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius caudosignatus Skelton 2007. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Ogowe River, Gabon. Habitat: freshwater.

chalei, Amphilius Seegers [L.] 2008:138 [542], Figs. [The catfishes of Africa; ref. 29708] Stream in Ruhuhu drainage (Werera River?), Malawi system, 44 kilometers south of Njombe, Tanzania, 9°32'S, 35°06'E. Holotype: ZMB 33756. Paratypes: BMNH 2007.2.28.1-17 (17); MRAC 2007-07-P-1-2 (2), 2007-07-P-3 (1), 2007-07-P-4-8 (5); ZMB 33757 (10), 33758 (6), 33579 (6). Description continued on p. 542. •Valid as Amphilius chalei Seegers 2008 -- (Thomson & Page 2010:49 [ref. 30999]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius chalei Seegers 2008. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Tanzania. Habitat: freshwater.

crassus, Amphilius Thomson [A. W.] & Hilber [S. A.] in Thomson, Page & Hilmer 2015:78, Fig. 8 [Zootaxa 3986 (no. 1); ref. 33879] Sonjo River at bridge in Man'gula on road from Mikumi to Ifakara, Rufiji River basin, Tanzania, 7°48'29.6"S, 36°53'47.6"E. Holotype: UF 184237. Paratypes: AMNH, AUM, BMNH, CU, MRAC, SAIAB, UF. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Amphilius crassus Thomson & Hilber 2015. Current status: Valid as Amphilius crassus Thomson & Hilber 2015. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Eastern Tanzania. Habitat: freshwater.

cryptobullatus, Amphilius Skelton [P. H.] 1986:279, Fig. 15-23 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 99 (no. 3) (for 1985); ref. 8037] Luongo River, Upper Congo River system, 10°11'S, 29°43'E, Zambia. Holotype: ROM 46800. Paratypes: [all non- ROM are ex 28082] AMG P8443 (7, c&s), BMNH 1984.7.18.6-9(4); MRAC 94-26-P-5-9 (5); ROM 28009 (21), 28082 (orig. 92); SAIAB [RUSI] 22309; USNM 269285 (4). Type catalog: Skelton & Stuart 1987:184 [ref. 12628], Ferraris & Vari 1992:6 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155] •Valid as Amphilius cryptobullatus Skelton 1986 -- (Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155], Thomson & Page 2010:49 [ref. 30999]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius cryptobullatus Skelton 1986. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Central and southern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

cubangoensis, Amphilius platychir var. Pellegrin [J.] 1936:56 [Arquivos do Museu Bocage No. 7; ref. 13733] Cubango [Okavango] River, near Vila da Ponte, Angola. Syntypes: (9) MHNG 856.86 (1); MNHN 1936-0101 to 0103 (1, 1, 3); MRAC 138769 (1?); NMBA 5213 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:38 [ref. 19575], Mahnert 1976:472 [ref. 21535], Weber 1998:9 [ref. 23532], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:59 [ref. 6192], Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Amphilius cubangoensis Pellegrin 1936 -- (Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius cubangoensis Pellegrin 1936. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

dimonikensis, Amphilius Skelton [P. H.] 2007:44, Fig. 2 [Zootaxa No. 1578; ref. 29258] Mpoulou River, Kouilou River System, at confluence with Kibouba above the Divenda rapids, Dimonika Biosphere Reserve, Republic of Congo, 4°02'S, 12°21'E. Holotype: MRAC 92-125-P-324. Paratypes: MRAC 92-125-P-326-327 (2), 92-125-P-328-329 (2); SAIAB 79509 [ex MRAC 92-125-P-325] (1). •Valid as Amphilius dimonikensis Skelton 2007 -- (Skelton 2007:761 [ref. 30030], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius dimonikensis Skelton 2007. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Kouiliou River basin, Mayombe, Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

ephippiata, Amphilius pulcher var. Pellegrin [J.] 1930:200 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 55; ref. 16118] Sebe River, affleunt to Ogooué River, Gabon. Syntypes: MNHN 1929-0237 (9). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:37 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius pulcher Pellegrin 1929 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:58 [ref. 6192], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius pulcher Pellegrin 1929. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

frieli, Amphilius Thomson [A. W.] & Page [L. M.] in Thomson, Page & Hilber 2015:75, Fig. 7 [Zootaxa 3986 (no. 1); ref. 33879] Tswishi Stream at bridge under construction, Lwela River system, Zambia, 11°33'26"S, 29°09'59"E. Holotype: CU 97335. Paratypes: AUM, CU, SAIAB, UF. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Amphilius frieli Thomson & Page 2015. Current status: Valid as Amphilius frieli Thomson & Page 2015. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia. Habitat: freshwater.

grammatophorus, Amphilius Pellegrin [J.] 1913:237, Fig. 1 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 38; ref. 3428] Kikoulo River, French Guinea. Syntypes: MNHN 1913-0231 to 0235 (1 ea.). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:36 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Amphilius platychir (Günther 1864) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:54 [ref. 6192], Lévêque et al. 1989:119 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Skelton in Lévêque et al. 1992:454 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Schmidt & Pezold 2011:539 [ref. 31330] with remarks). •Valid as Amphilius grammatophorus Pellegrin 1913 -- (Thomson et al. 2015:86 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius grammatophorus Pellegrin 1913. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Senegal River basin, Western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

grandis, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1905:63, Pl. 7 (fig. 3) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1905, v. 1 (pt 1) (art. 2); ref. 15341] Chania River of Tetse, Tana system, Kenya, elevation 7000 feet. Syntypes: BMNH 1904.12.23.50-52 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:59 [ref. 6192], Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725], Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Amphilius grandis Boulenger 1905 -- (Thomson & Page 2010:49, 54 [ref. 30999]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius grandis Boulenger 1905. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Tana and Ewaso Nigiro (Ewaso Ngiro) River basins, Kenya. Habitat: freshwater.

hargeri, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1907:488 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 20 (no. 120) (art. 67); ref. 15139] Ruo River, Mlanji, British Central Africa [Malawi]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1907.10.14.8. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:59 [ref. 6192], Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

inaequalis, Amphilius grammatophorus var. Pellegrin [J.] 1935:464 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 60; ref. 15668] Friguiagbé, near Kindia, French Guinea. Syntypes: MNHN 1935-0191 to 0193 (1, 1, 4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius platychir (Günther 1864) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:54 [ref. 6192], Lévêque et al. 1989:119 [ref. 26480] as inequalis, Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155], Schmidt & Pezold 2011:539 [ref. 31330] with remarks). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius platychir (Günther 1864). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

jacksonii, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1912:602 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 10 (no. 60); ref. 14831] Hima River flowing into Lake George (Ruisamba) eastern foot-hills of Ruwenzori, Uganda, elevation 3500 feet. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1912.10.15.47. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius jacksonii Boulenger 1912 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:56 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860] as jacksoni, Seegers 1996:188 [ref. 23725], Walsh et al. 2000:163 [ref. 24470], De Vos et al. 2001:131 [ref. 26059], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155], Thomson et al. 2015:63 [ref. 33879]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius jacksonii Boulenger 1912. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Central and eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

kakrimensis, Amphilius Teugels [G. G.], Skelton [P. H.] & Lévêque [C.] 1987:94, Figs. 1-2 [Cybium v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 6346] Small tributary of Kakrima River, Konkoure basin, Kasseri, Guinea. Holotype: MNHN 1986-0599. Paratypes: MNHN 1986-0600 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155] •Valid as Amphilius kakrimensis Teugels, Skelton & Lévêque 1987 -- (Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:119 [ref. 26480], Skelton in Lévêque et al. 1992:454 [ref. 21590], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155], Schmidt & Pezold 2011:543 [ref. 31330] with remarks, Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius kakrimensis Teugels, Skelton & Lévêque 1987. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Konkoure River basin, Guinea. Habitat: freshwater.

kivuensis, Amphilius Pellegrin [J.] 1933:172 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 58; ref. 16515] Kitembo, west of Lake Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, elevation 2000 meters. Syntypes: MNHN 1932-0038 (5), 1933-0009 to 0011 (3). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:37 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius kivuensis Pellegrin 1933 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:56 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Thomson & Page 2010:49 [ref. 30999]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius kivuensis Pellegrin 1933. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Central and east central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

korupi, Amphilius Skelton [P. H.] 2007:50, Fig. 5 [Zootaxa No. 1578; ref. 29258] Owaye River, just north of Mana River, upper Ndian system, Korup 'buffer zone A', Cameroon, 5°06'N, 8°59'E. Holotype: USNM 303621. Paratypes: SAIAB 79368 (1), 79369 (7), 79370 (1), 79371 (1); USNM 304098 (29), 303568 (1), 303862 (1), 365687 (1). Plus additional non-type specimens. •Valid as Amphilius korupi Skelton 2007 -- (Skelton 2007:767 [ref. 30030], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius korupi Skelton 2007. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: northwestern Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

krefftii, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1911:356, Fig. 276 [Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 2; ref. 579] Usambara, in rivulet running from Anani Hills to Sigi River, Pangani River System, Tanzania. Syntypes: BMNH 1909.10.19.26-27 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:59 [ref. 6192] as kreffti, Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725] as kreffti, Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Amphilius krefftii Bouenger 1811-- (Thomson & Page 2010:58 [ref. 30999]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius krefftii Boulenger 1911. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Tsavo River system of the Galana River basin, Kenya; Sigi and Pangani River basins, and Lake Jipe basin, Tanzania. Habitat: freshwater.

lamani, Amphilius Lönnberg [E.] & Rendahl [H.] 1920:171, Figs. 2-3 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 6 (no. 31); ref. 15241] Kingoyi, Lower Congo. Syntypes: NRM 9910 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius lamani Lönnberg & Rendahl 1920 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:56 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius lamani Lönnberg & Rendahl 1920. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Central Africa: Lower Congo River basin. Habitat: freshwater.

lampei, Amphilius Pietschmann [V.] 1913:190, Pl. 2 (fig. 1) [Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde. Wiesbaden v. 66; ref. 14972] Mountain streams near Harrar, Ethiopia. Holotype: missing (? MW = Weisbaden Mus.). Paratypes: NMW 48094 (orig. 2, now 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius lampei Pietschmann 1913 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:56 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Thomson & Page 2010:49 [ref. 30999], Marshall 2011:150 [ref. 31755]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius lampei Pietschmann 1913. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia. Habitat: freshwater.

laticaudatus, Amphilius Skelton [P. H.] 1984:61, Fig. [Annals of the Cape Provincial Museums (Natural History) v. 16 (no. 3); ref. 8212] Buzi River, at bridge on Inchopo to Lourenço Marques road, Mozambique, 19°55'S, 34°15'E. Holotype: AMG P5815 (A). Paratypes: AMG P5816 (2). Type catalog: Skelton & Stuart 1987:184 [ref. 12628], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius laticaudatus Skelton 1984 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:56 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Skelton 1993:221 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:221 [ref. 27406], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Thomson & Page 2010:49 [ref. 30999], Marshall 2011:151 [ref. 31755]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius laticaudatus Skelton 1984. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Buzi River system, Mozambique. Habitat: freshwater.

lentiginosus, Amphilius Trewavas [E.] 1936:71, Pl. 2 (figs. 10-11) [Novitates Zoologicae. A Journal of Zoology in Connection with the Tring Museum v. 40; ref. 13752] Brook at Mt. Moco, Cuvo River system, Angola. Syntypes: BMNH 1935.3.20.189-190 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius lentiginosus Trewavas 1936 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:56 [ref. 6192], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius lentiginosus Trewavas 1936. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: Queve River basin (Angola). Habitat: freshwater.

leroyi, Chimarrhoglanis Vaillant [L. L.] 1897:82 [3] [Bulletin du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 3 (no. 3); ref. 4489] Torrent of Mrogoro at Zanguebar, Oukami, East Africa, elevation 600 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1897-0003. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:35 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. On p. 3 of separate. •Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:58 [ref. 6192], Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

longirostris, Anoplopterus Boulenger [G. A.] 1901:447 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 8 (no. 47) (art. 56); ref. 14752] Hills in Bulu country, about 75 miles in the interior from Batanga, Cameroon, elevation 1500-2000 feet. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1901.11.12.133. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius longirostris (Boulenger 1901) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:57 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2007:43 [ref. 29258], Skelton 2007:759 [ref. 30030], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius longirostris (Boulenger 1901). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Habitat: freshwater.

lujani, Amphilius Thomson [A. W.] & Page [L. M.] in Thomson, Page & Hilber 2015:81, Fig. 9 [Zootaxa 3986 (no. 1); ref. 33879] Manafwa River at Bumwangu, Lake Kyogo drainage, Nile basin, Uganda, 00°56'26.2"N, 34°16'49.2"E. Holotype: UF 184238. Paratypes: AUM, BMNH, CU, MRAC, SAIAB, UF. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Amphilius lujani Thomson & Page 2015. Current status: Valid as Amphilius lujani Thomson & Page 2015. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Habitat: freshwater.

maesii, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1919:160 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 7 (no. 2); ref. 15207] Oshwe, Lake Leopold II [Mai-Ndombe Lake], Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1919.8.28.14-16 (3), MRAC 3180-83 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius maesii Boulenger 1919 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:57 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:298 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius maesii Boulenger 1919. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Central Africa: Congo River basin. Habitat: freshwater.

mamonekenensis, Amphilius Skelton [P. H.] 2007:52, Fig. 6 [Zootaxa No. 1578; ref. 29258] Mpoulou River, tributary of Loubomo River, Kouilou River system, near the village of Koulila, Republic of Congo, 4°11"S, 12°26'E. Holotype: MRAC 91-068-P-1206. Paratypes: AMNH 240490 (4); MRAC 91-068-P-1207-1208 (2), 91-068-P-1209 (1), 91-068-P-1271-1276 (6); SAIAB 79510 (4). •Valid as Amphilius mamonekenensis Skelton 2007 -- (Skelton 2007:769 [ref. 30030], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:299 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius mamonekenensis Skelton 2007. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: West central Africa: Kouilou River basin, Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

marmoratus, Amphilius grammatophorus Daget [J.] 1963:584 [Mémoires de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire No. 66; ref. 4594] Kana, Diougou, Mount Nimba, French Guinea, elevation 600 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1960-0119. Paratypes: IFAN (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius platychir (Günther 1864) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:54 [ref. 6192], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Skelton in Lévêque et al. 1992:454 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]). •See Seegers 2008:136 [ref. 29709]. Current status: Synonym of Amphilius platychir (Günther 1864). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

multipunctata, Amphilius nigricaudatus var. Pellegrin [J.] 1909:67 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 15 (no. 2); ref. 14405] Ogooué River at Ngomo, Gabon. Syntypes: MNHN 1909-0013 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:36 [ref. 19575] as multipinctata, Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius brevis Boulenger 1902 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:55 [ref. 6192], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius brevis Boulenger 1902. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

natalensis, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1917:432 [Annals of the Durban Museum v. 1 (pt 4); ref. 15085] Krantz Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: (2) BMNH 1917.7.21.1 [ex Durban Mus.] (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius natalensis Boulenger 1917 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:57 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Skelton 1993:222 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:222 [ref. 27406], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Thomson & Page 2010:49 [ref. 30999], Marshall 2011:150 [ref. 31755]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius natalensis Boulenger 1917. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Southeastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

nigricaudatus, Amphilius Pellegrin [J.] 1909:67 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 15 (no. 2); ref. 14405] Ogowe River at Ngomo, Gabon. Syntypes: MNHN 1909-0014 to 0016 (3). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:35 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Amphilius brevis Boulenger 1902 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:55 [ref. 6192], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2007:43 [ref. 29258]). •Valid as Amphilius nigricaudatus Pellegrin 1909 -- (Skelton 2007:763 [ref. 30030], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:299 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius nigricaudatus Pellegrin 1909. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Cameroon and Gabon. Habitat: freshwater.

opisthophthalmus, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1919:159 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 7 (no. 2); ref. 15207] Oshwe, Lake Leopold II [Mai-Ndombe Lake], Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: (7) BMNH 1919.8.28.17-18 (2), MRAC 3191-94 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius opisthophthalmus Boulenger 1919 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:58 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:113 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:299 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius opisthophthalmus Boulenger 1919. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Congo River basin, Central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

oxyrhinus, Amphilius Boulenger [G. A.] 1912:675, Pl. 80 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1912 (pt 3) (art. 37); ref. 14834] Eusso Mara, a swift mountain stream, Kenya. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1912.3.22.120. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:59 [ref. 6192], Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725], Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]). •Synonym of Amphilius grandis Boulenger 1905 -- (Thomson & Page 2010:54 [ref. 30999]). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius grandis Boulenger 1905. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

pagei, Amphilius Thomson [A. W.] & Swartz [E. R.] 2018:293, Fig. 1 [Zootaxa 4420 (no. 2); ref. 35935] Just above Calema falls, Cuanza River basin, Angola, 9°53'28.2"S, 16°18'25.8"E. Holotype: SAIAB 85158. Paratypes: BMNH, MRAC, SAIAB. Plus additional non-type material. •Valid as Amphilius pagei Thomson & Swartz 2018, Current status: Valid as Amphilius pagei Thomson & Swartz 2018. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Cuanza River and Kasai River basins, Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

pedunculus, Amphilius Thomson [A. W.] & Page [L. M.] in Thomson, Page & Hilber 2015:70, Fig. 5 [Zootaxa 3986 (no. 1); ref. 33879] Malagarasi River at Lower Igamba Falls (Kasagwe), Malagarasi River drainage, Tanzania, 5°10'48"S, 30°03'03"E. Holotype: CU 97334. Paratypes: CU, MRAC, SAIAB, SCU, UF. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Amphilius pedunculus Thomson & Page 2015. Current status: Valid as Amphilius pedunculus Thomson & Page 2015. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Tanzania, Burundi and Zambia. Habitat: freshwater.

pictus, Amphilius Nichols [J. T.] & La Monte [F. R.] 1933:1, Fig. 1 [American Museum Novitates No. 626; ref. 17989] Stream near Kaleata, Liberia. Holotype: AMNH 12313. Paratypes: AMNH 12314 (orig. 5, now 4, 1 c&s), USNM 118677 [ex AMNH 12314] (1, c&s). Type catalog: Ferraris & Vari 1992:6 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Amphilius atesuensis Boulenger 1904 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:55 [ref. 6192], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Ferraris 2007:21 [ref. 29155], Schmidt & Pezold 2011:549 [ref. 31330]). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius atesuensis Boulenger 1904. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Habitat: freshwater.

platychir, Pimelodus Günther [A.] 1864:134 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Sierra Leone. Syntypes: (4) BMNH 2001.12.5.574-577 (4), ?MNHN 1898-0121 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:35 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155] •Valid as Amphilius platychir (Günther 1864) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:54 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:114 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:119 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Skelton in Lévêque et al. 1992:454 [ref. 21590], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:22 [ref. 29155], Schmidt & Pezold 2011:521 [ref. 31330], Schmidt & Pezold 2011:530 [ref. 31330], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:299 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius platychir (Günther 1864). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Western Africa: Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Habitat: freshwater.

pulcher, Amphilius Pellegrin [J.] 1929:640, Fig. 1 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 54; ref. 16117] Louessé River, affluent of Kouilou River, Gabon. Syntypes: MNHN 1929-0224 (3), MRAC 20650 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:36 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius pulcher Pellegrin 1929 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:58 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:114 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2007:43 [ref. 29258], Skelton 2007:761 [ref. 30030], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:299 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius pulcher Pellegrin 1929. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Kouilou River and Ogooue River basins, Gabon and Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

rheophilus, Amphilius Daget [J.] 1959:692, Fig. 3 [Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (Sér A) Sciences Naturelles v. 21 (no. 2); ref. 11988] Niokolo-Koba Park, Gambia; Senegal. Syntypes: MNHN 1959-0147 (2), 1960-0486 (1). Type catalog: Blanc 1961:270 [ref. 20870], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius rheophilus Daget 1959 -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:58 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:114 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:119 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Skelton in Lévêque et al. 1992:456 [ref. 21590], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155], Schmidt & Pezold 2011:530 [ref. 31330], Thomson et al. 2015:62 [ref. 33879], Thomson & Swartz 2018:299 [ref. 35935]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius rheophilus Daget 1959. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Western Africa: Guinea, Liberia, Senegal. Habitat: freshwater.

ruziziensis, Amphilius Thomson [A. W.] & Page [L. M.] in Thomson, Page & Hilber 2015:68, Fig. 4 [Zootaxa 3986 (no. 1); ref. 33879] Lufiro River, upper reaches of Matchuza, Ruzizi River drainage, ca. 2°44'00"S, 29°02'99"E, Rwanda. Holotype: MRAC 93294. Paratypes: CU, MRAC, SAIAB, UF. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Amphilius ruziziensis Thomson & Page 2015. Current status: Valid as Amphilius ruziziensis Thomson & Page 2015. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Ruzizi River drainage, Rwanda & Burundi; western Democratic Republic of the Congo and northeastern tributaries of Lake Tanganyika in Burundi. Habitat: freshwater.

transvaaliensis, Amphilius van der Horst [C. J.] 1931:247, Fig. 1 [Annals of the Transvaal Museum v. 14 (pt 3); ref. 16340] Transvaal [now Gauteng], South Africa. Syntypes: ?SAIAB [formerly RUSI] [ex TMP] (5). Appeared in caption to Fig. 1 only; apparently retained through proofing error; figure corresponds to discussion of A. grandis on pp. 246-247; copy at CAS has hand correction (apparently by author) changing caption to "Amphilius grandis Blgr." Regarded as unavailable -- not intended as new based on text. •In the synonymy of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:59 [ref. 6192], Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725] as transvaalensis). Current status: Synonym of Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae.

uranoscopus, Anoplopterus Pfeffer [G. J.] 1889:16 [Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten v. 6 (art. 4); ref. 3460] Ushonda and Monda, upper ranges of Wami River, Tanzania. Lectotype: ZMH 11944. Paralectotypes: ZMH 8401 (1). Type catalog: Wilkens & Dohse 1993:413 [ref. 21161], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype selected by Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725]. •Valid as Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889) -- (Skelton & Teugels 1986:58 [ref. 6192], Burgess 1989:114 [ref. 12860], Skelton 1993:223 [ref. 24071], Seegers 1996:192 [ref. 23725], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Skelton 2001:223 [ref. 27406], De Vos et al. 2001:131 [ref. 26059] as aff. uranoscopus, Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Snoeks 2004:24 [ref. 28111], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155], Thomson & Page 2010:49 [ref. 30999], Marshall 2011:151 [ref. 31755], Kullander & Roberts 2012:361 [ref. 31751], Bruton et al. 2018:64 [ref. 36373]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius uranoscopus (Pfeffer 1889). Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: East and central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

zairensis, Amphilius Skelton [P. H.] 1986:266, Figs. 1-12 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 99 (no. 3) (for 1985); ref. 8037] Lufu River, 2 kilometers from confluence with Congo River, near Inga hydroelectric dam, 5°31.5'S, 13°37.5'E, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MCZ 50533. Paratypes: BMNH 1984.7.18.1-5 [ex MCZ 50532] (5); MCZ 50144 (1), 50295 (1). 50458 (3), 50533 (1), 61107 (17 + 3 c&s); MRAC 84-26-P-1-4 [ex MCZ 50533] (4); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 22308 [ex MCZ 50533] (5). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amphilius zairensis Skelton 1986 -- (Burgess 1989:114 [ref. 12860], Diogo 2003:428 [ref. 26979], Ferraris 2007:23 [ref. 29155], Thomson & Page 2010:49 [ref. 30999]). Current status: Valid as Amphilius zairensis Skelton 1986. Amphiliidae: Amphiliinae. Distribution: Central Africa: Congo River basin. Habitat: freshwater.