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sexfasciatus, Epiplatys Gill [T. N.] 1862:136 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 14; ref. 1661] Gabon, western Africa [possibly Lambaréne, about 0°52'S, 10°22'E]. Lectotype: ANSP 7129. Paralectotypes: ANSP 7130-40 (11), MNHN 1921-0125 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:97 [ref. 13621]. See Huber 1998:14 [ref. 23446] for locality information. •Valid as Epiplatys sexfasciatus Gill 1862, subspecies sexfasciatus Gill 1862 -- (Lazara 2001:111 [ref. 25711]). •Valid as Epiplatys sexfasciatus Gill 1862 -- (Wildekamp et al. 1986:257 [ref. 6198], Paugy & Bénech 1989:303 [ref. 26478] dated 1863, Romand in Lévêque et al. 1992:634 [ref. 21590], Wildekamp 1996:119 [ref. 23649], Seegers 1997:16 [ref. 23895], Dankwa et al. 1999:43 [ref. 28023], Aarn & Shepherd 2001:211, 223 [ref. 25699], van der Zee et al. 2007:89 [ref. 30034], Sonnenberg & Busch 2012:15 [ref. 32091]). Current status: Valid as Epiplatys sexfasciatus Gill 1862. Nothobranchiidae. Distribution: West-central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.