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macrophthalmos, Muraena (Anguilla) Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1852:684 [Monatsberichte der K√∂niglichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1852; ref. 18539] Tette [Tete], Zambezi River, Mozambique. Holotype (unique): ZMB 6226. Also in Peters 1868:99, Pl. 19 [ref. 3440] as Anguilla macrophthalma. •Synonym of Anguilla nebulosa McClelland 1844, subspecies labiata (Peters 1852) -- (Ege 1939:36 [ref. 13172]). •Synonym of Anguilla bengalensis (Gray 1831) subspecies labiata (Peters 1852) -- (Castle 1984:35 [ref. 6171]). •Synonym of Anguilla bengalensis (Gray 1931) -- (Kottelat 2013:37 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Anguilla bengalensis (Gray 1831). Anguillidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.