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nieuhofii, Clarias Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:386 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] "Indé". Lectotype: MNHN B-0300. Paralectotypes: Nieuhof specimens (2, whereabouts unknown) [not this species]. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:47 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:146 [ref. 29155]. See van Oijen et al. 2009:304 [ref. 30423]. Based also on Nieuhof (1681) material and figure (reproduced in Ng et al. 2011:65 [ref. 31263] as Fig. 3). Lectotype selected by Ng et al. 2011:65 [ref. 31263]. •Valid as Prophagorus nieuhofi (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Burgess 1989:147 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Clarias nieuhofii Valenciennes 1840 -- (Roberts 1989:128 [ref. 6439], Kottelat et al. 1993:78 [ref. 23448], Roberts 1993:31 [ref. 21799], Kottelat & Lim 1995:242 [ref. 23210], Rainboth 1996:163 [ref. 22772], Ng 1999:17 [ref. 23892], Lim & Ng 1999:157 [ref. 23893], Teugels et al. 1999:286 [ref. 24246], Tan & Ng 1999:292 [ref. 24254], Sudarto et al. 2003:153 [ref. 27238], Ng 2003:396 [ref. 27372], Sudarto et al. 2004:8 [ref. 27680], Ferraris 2007:146 [ref. 29155], Ng et al. 2011:65 [ref. 31263], Ng et al. 2011:65 [ref. 31263] with discussion, Kottelat 2013:244 [ref. 32989], Sulaiman et al. 2018:34 [ref. 35802], Ng et al. 2019:532 [ref. 36606]). Current status: Valid as Clarias nieuhofii Valenciennes 1840. Clariidae. Distribution: Widespread in Asia and Southeast Asia [but a complex of species on ref. 31263]. Habitat: freshwater.