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congica, Parailia Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:106, Pl. 41 (fig. 2) [not 3] [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5); ref. 589] Ebinga River, from Lake Leopold II [Mai-Ndombe], Democratic Republic of Congo. Lectotype: MRAC 942. Syntypes: BMNH 1899.11.27.19-20 (2); MRAC 943 (1), 944-945 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]. De Vos 1995:297 [ref. 23748] treats MRAC 942 as the lectoholotype, thereby probably establishing a lectotype. •Valid as Parailia congica Boulenger 1899 -- (De Vos 1986:38 [ref. 6191], Burgess 1989:99 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:183 [ref. 24781], De Vos 1995:297 [ref. 23748], Ferraris 2007:360 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Parailia congica Boulenger 1899. Schilbeidae. Distribution: Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.