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fascipinna, Synodontis Nichols [J. T.] & La Monte [F. R.] 1953:2, Fig. 2 [American Museum Novitates No. 1648; ref. 12710] Birao, eastern French Equatorial Africa. Holotype: AMNH 19841. Paratypes: AMNH 19679 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:314 [ref. 29155]. •Doubtful species, could be a synonym of Synodontis nigrita Valenciennes 1840 -- (Poll 1971:57 [ref. 7700], Burgess 1989:196 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Synodontis fascipinna Nichols & La Monte 1953 -- (Gosse 1986:126 [ref. 6194], Ferraris 2007:314 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Synodontis fascipinna Nichols & La Monte 1953. Mochokidae: Mochokinae. Distribution: Chari River basin, western central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.