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prionacanthus, Barbus Mahnert [V.] & Géry [J.] 1982:473 [Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 89 (no. 2); ref. 8448] Leyou River, tributary of Ogôoué River, Gabon. Lectotype: MNHN 1929-0235 (86.0 mm SL). Paralectotypes: MNHN 1929-0235 (5 of 6), 1929-0236 (4). Replacement name for Barbus holotaenia var. macracantha Pellegrin 1930, preoccupied by Barbus macarcanthus Bleeker 1854. Lectotype selected by Mahnert & Géry 1982:474 [ref. 8448]. •Valid as Barbus prionacanthus Mahnert & Géry 1982 -- (Lévêque & Daget 1984:282 [ref. 6186], De Weirdt et al. 2007:509 [ref. 30024]). •Valid as Enteromius prionacanthus (Mahnert & Géry 1982) -- (Yang et al. 2015:112 [ref. 33694], Hayes & Armbruster 2017:355 [ref. 35417], Mamonekene et al. 2018:12 [ref. 36400]). Current status: Valid as Enteromius prionacanthus (Mahnert & Géry 1982). Cyprinidae: Smiliogastrinae. Distribution: West-central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.