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ansorgii, Polypterus Boulenger [G. A.] 1910:424 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 6 (no. 34); ref. 14430] Corbal River at Tchitoli, Guinea-Bissau. Syntypes: (3) BMNH 1910.9.13.4 (1). Type catalog: Moritz & Britz 2019:[15] [ref. 36886]. •Valid as Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger 1910 -- (Gosse 1984:21 [ref. 6169], Lévêque et al. 1989:113 [ref. 26480] as ansorgei, Gosse in Lévêque et al. 1990:81 [ref. 21589], Lévèque et al. 1991:133 [ref. 31367] as ansorgei, Poll & Gosse 1995:28 [ref. 24781] as ansorgei, Britz 2004:184 [ref. 27800], Moritz & Britz 2019:[15] [ref. 36886]). Current status: Valid as Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger 1910. Polypteridae. Distribution: Africa: Guinea-Bissau and Senegal. Record from upper Niger based on misidentification. Habitat: freshwater.