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congicus, Protopterus aethiopicus Poll [M.] 1961:14, Pl. 1 (figs. B-C) [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques No. 103; ref. 17954] Katanga, Kalombo, Central Africa. Holotype: MRAC 78699. Paratypes: (16, but numbering system confusing) MRAC 19978 (1), 30544 (1), 30545-46 (2), 49300 (1), 49304 (1), 49308 (1), 49309-312 (4), 49312 (1), 78700 (1), 78712 (1), ?78720 (1) ?78726 (1). Type catalog: Derijst 1991:64 [ref. 21528]. •Synonym of Protopterus aethiopicus Heckel 1851, but a valid subspecies as described -- (Gosse 1984:14 [ref. 6169]). Current status: Synonym of Protopterus aethiopicus Heckel 1851. Protopteridae. Habitat: freshwater.


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