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Oxymormyrus Bleeker [P.] 1874:367 Masc. Mormyrus zanclirostris Günther 1867. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Gosse 1984:91 [ref. 6169] treats in synonymy of Mormyrops Müller 1843, but that genus with nomenclatural problems; see account of Mormyrops and Marcusenius. •Valid as Oxymormyrus Bleeker 1874 -- (Poll & Gosse 1995:133 [ref. 24781] as Oxymyrus). •Synonym of Mormyrops Müller 1843 -- (Hopkins et al. 2007:251 [ref. 30019] on placement of the type species). Current status: Valid as Oxymormyrus Bleeker 1874. Mormyridae.