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njassae, Synodontis Keilhack [L.] 1908:168 [Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1908 (no. 7); ref. 14324] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], near Langenburg, Tanzania. Lectotype: ZMB 18191. Paralectotypes: ZMB 18192 (8). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:318 [ref. 29155]. Synodontis nyassae is an unjustified emendation or misspelling. Lectotype selected by Poll 1971:337 [ref. 7700]. Also appeared as new in Keilhack 1910:113, Pl. 1, fig. 9 [ref. 32109]. •Valid as Synodontis njassae Keilhack 1908 -- (Poll 1971:337 [ref. 7700], Gosse 1986:137 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:196 [ref. 12860], Skelton & White 1990:280 [ref. 13608], Seegers 1996:249 [ref. 23725], Snoeks 2004:24 [ref. 28111], Ferraris 2007:318 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Synodontis njassae Keilhack 1908. Mochokidae: Mochokinae. Distribution: Lake Nyasa, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.