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macrolepidotus, Varicorhinus Pellegrin [J.] 1928:105 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 53; ref. 3410] Luluabourg [Kananga], Democratic Republic of Congo (±05°53'S, 22°25'E). Syntypes: MNHN 1928-0011 to 0012 (2); MRAC 19945 (1), 138767 (1); NMB 3983-3985-3988-3989. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1948:45 [ref. 19574]. Also appeared in Pellegrin 1928:293, Pl. 2 (fig. 1). •Valid as Varicorhinus macrolepidotus Pellegrin 1928 -- (Lévêque & Daget 1984:338 [ref. 6186], De Vos et al. 2001:131 [ref. 26059] as aff. macrolepidotus, Getahun et al. 2004:159 [ref. 27830]). •Valid as Labeobarbus macrolepidotus (Pellegrin 1928) -- (Vreven et al. 2016:63 [ref. 34168], Vreven et al. 2018:[49] [ref. 36119] as cf. macrolepidotus, Skelton 2019:233 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Labeobarbus macrolepidotus (Pellegrin 1928). Cyprinidae: Torinae. Distribution: West Africa: Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo and Kasai drainage, Angola. Habitat: freshwater.