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laeviceps, Clarias Gill [T. N.] 1862:139 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 14; ref. 1661] Locality not known, probably Liberia. Holotype (unique): USNM 4099 (poor condition). Type catalog: Ferraris & Vari 1992:16 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:144 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Clarias laeviceps Gill 1862, subspecies laeviceps -- (Lévêque et al. 1989:119 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:340 [ref. 26477]). •Valid as Clarias laeviceps Gill 1862 -- (Sydenham 1978:361 [ref. 22253], Teugels 1986:87 [ref. 6193], Teugels 1986:142 [ref. 12548], Burgess 1989:146 [ref. 12860], Stiassny 1991:7 [ref. 19336], Teugels in Lévêque et al. 1992:491 [ref. 21590], Dankwa et al. 1999:36 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:144 [ref. 29155], Pezold et al. 2016:105 [ref. 34870]). Current status: Valid as Clarias laeviceps Gill 1862. Clariidae. Distribution: West-central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.