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pentophthalmos, Mastacembelus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854:172 [Catalogue of fish collected and described by Laurence Theodore Gronow; ref. 1911] Kalu River at Modara Ela, Kalutara, 6°35'N, 79°58'E, Sri Lanka, elevation 2 meters. Neotype: NMSL FF 137. Neotype designated by Pethiyagoda et al. 2008:39, 45 [ref. 30097]. Original locality "Ceilona" [= Ceylon, = Sri Lanka] •Valid as Macrognathus pentophthalmos (Gronow 1854) -- (Pethiyagoda et al. 2008:38, 44 [ref. 30097], Britz 2010:307 [ref. 30685], Britz 2010:55 [ref. 30857]). Current status: Valid as Macrognathus pentophthalmos (Gronow 1854). Mastacembelidae. Distribution: Sri Lanka [apparently now extinct]. Habitat: freshwater.