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jaensis, Clarias Boulenger [G. A.] 1909:188 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 4 (no. 21); ref. 576] Ja River at Bitye, Congo system, southern Cameroon. Lectotype: BMNH 1909.4.29.77. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1909.4.29.78 (1). Non-types: BMNH 1911.5.30.20 (1), 1911.5.30.21-23 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:144 [ref. 29155]. Also appeared in Boulenger 1911:242, Fig. 201 [ref. 579] with additional "types". Lectotype selected by Teugels 1986:55 [ref. 12548]; Boulenger 1911 lists 3 types from Bitye and 2 from Esamesa. •Valid as Clarias jaensis Boulenger 1909 -- (Teugels 1986:86 [ref. 6193], Teugels 1986:50 [ref. 12548], Burgess 1989:146 [ref. 12860], Lévèque et al. 1991:143 [ref. 31367], Teugels in Lévêque et al. 1992:482 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:144 [ref. 29155], Teugels et al. 2007:687 [ref. 30030], Fermon et al. 2022:152 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Clarias jaensis Boulenger 1909. Clariidae. Distribution: Western-central Africa: southeastern Nigeria south to Democratic Republic of Congo, including Congo River basin. Habitat: freshwater.


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