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niloticus, Mochokus Joannis [L. de] 1835:no page number, Pl. 8 [Magasin de Zoologie 1835 (5 anneĆ©); ref. 2355] Nile River near Thebes, Egypt. No type known. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:311 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Mochokus niloticus Joannis 1835 -- (Gosse 1986:117 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:197 [ref. 12860], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:512 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:203 [ref. 24781], Seegers et al. 2003:39 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:311 [ref. 29155], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Mochokus niloticus Joannis 1835. Mochokidae: Mochokinae. Distribution: Nile and Niger River basins, northern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.