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Species in the family or subfamily Claroteidae: [ 92 ] records


acsiorum, Chrysichthys Hardman [M.] 2008:45, Figs. 8-10 [Copeia 2008 (no. 1); ref. 29542] Kajaga, Burundi, Lake Tanganyika, depth 30 meters. Holotype: AMNH 236052 [ex AMNH 217411]. Paratypes: AMNH 217400 (6), 217411 (3). •Valid as Chrysichthys acsiorum Hardman 2008. Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys acsiorum Hardman 2008. Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

acutirostris, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1864:431 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Golungo Alto, Angola. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1864.7.13.41. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:00 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:23 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

acutivelis, Arius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:85 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] Gorée, Senegal and Senegal. Syntypes: MNHN A-8968 (2) Gorée. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:28 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:22 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

aluuensis, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1985:185, Figs. 2-3 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 99 (no. 2); ref. 17265] New Calabar River, 30 kilometers northwest from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, 4°55'N, 6°52'E. Holotype: MRAC 84-20-P-1. Paratypes: BMNH 1984.9.27.1-2 (2), MNHN 1984-0578 (2), MRAC 83-23-P-6 to 19 (14) and MRAC 84-20-P-234 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. See Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]. •Valid as Chrysichthys aluuensis Risch 1985 -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:66 [ref. 12860], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:406 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:613 [ref. 30028], Fermon et al. 2022:160 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys aluuensis Risch 1985. Claroteidae. Distribution: Western-central Africa: Nigeria, Cameroon and Gabon. Habitat: freshwater.

ansorgii, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1910:558 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 6 (no. 36); ref. 577] Quanza River at Dondo and Bengo River, Angola. Syntypes: (numerous) ANSP 37906 (1); BMNH 1911.6.1.116-124 (orig. 10, now 8) Bengo River at Cabiri, 1911.6.1.126 (1) Quanza R.; USNM 86636 [ex BMNH 1911.6.1.125] (1); ZMB 18228 (1) Dondo. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:25 [ref. 13621], Ferraris & Vari 1992:11 [ref. 19771] referring to as paratypes, Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops ansorgii (Boulenger 1910) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys ansorgii Boulenger 1910 -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys ansorgii Boulenger 1910. Claroteidae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: Cuanza and Bengo rivers (Angola). Habitat: freshwater.

aquilus, Lophiobagrus Bailey [R. M.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1984:24, Figs. 5b, 6b, 8 [Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 168; ref. 5232] Lake Tanganyika, Zambia. Holotype: UMMZ 199928. Paratypes: BMNH 1983.2.8.2-6 (5); FMNH 94587 [ex UMMZ 199929] (5); MRAC 83-04-P-3-7 (5); UMMZ 196148 (6), 199929 (75, 2 c&s); USNM 256708 (5). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:53 [ref. 12367], Ferraris & Vari 1992:12 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Lophiobagrus aquilus Bailey & Stewart 1984 -- (Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:152 [ref. 19952] as aquulus, Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Lophiobagrus aquilus Bailey & Stewart 1984. Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

asperispinis, Lophiobagrus Bailey [R. M.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1984:33, Figs. 6d, 9 [Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 168; ref. 5232] Burundi, Lake Tanganyika, Zambia, about 4°02'S, 29°25'E, depth 9-20 meters. Holotype: MRAC 14359A. Paratypes: BMNH 1920.5.25.78 (1), MRAC 14359B (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Lophiobagrus asperispinis Bailey & Stewart 1984 -- (Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:152 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Lophiobagrus asperispinis Bailey & Stewart 1984. Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

auratus, Pimelodus Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1809:[322], Pl. 14 (figs. 3-4) [Poissons du Nil v. 1 (part 1); ref. 4182] Nile River. No types known. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. Name given as Pimelodus auratus on p. 322, but thereafter as Porcus auratus (p. 323, 328). The page number is from a different edition. •Valid as Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Dankwa et al. 1999:33 [ref. 28023], Seegers et al. 2003:36 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:617 [ref. 30028], Hardman 2008:25 [ref. 29728], Neumann et al. 2016:305 [ref. 35036], Skelton 2019:227 [ref. 36564], Fermon et al. 2022:161 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae. Distribution: Widespread in Africa. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

auratus, Porcus Geoffroy St. Hilaire [I.] 1827:302 [Poissons du Nil v. 1 (part 1); ref. 4185] Nile River. No types known. New name combination for Pimelodus auratus Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809. •In the synonymy of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

bidorsalis, Clarotes Pellegrin [J.] 1938:220 [3], Fig. [Bollettino di Pesca, Piscicoltura e Idrobiologia v. 14 (no. 2); ref. 17164] Juba River, Somalia. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1938-0139. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. On p. 3 of separate. •Valid as Clarotes bidorsalis Pellegrin 1938 -- (Risch 1986:28 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:147 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Clarotes bidorsalis Pellegrin 1938. Claroteidae. Distribution: Juba River, Somalia. Habitat: freshwater.

bocagii, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1910:557 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 6 (no. 36); ref. 577] Quanza River at Dondo, Angola. Syntypes: BMNH 1911.6.1.114-115 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops bocagii (Boulenger 1910) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys bocagii Boulenger 1910 -- (Risch 1986:15 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys bocagii Boulenger 1910. Claroteidae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: Bengo River (Angola). Habitat: freshwater.

borressoni, Chrysichthys Lönnberg [E.] 1924:620 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 14 (no. 84) (art. 71); ref. 15454] Lubosi [Lubuzi] River, tributary to Luala River, Democratic Republic of Congo, about 4°55'S, 13°48'E. Holotype (unique): NRM 9942. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. Originally as börressoni; should be borressoni because Börresson is Swedish [actually Börrisson] and not German. •Synonym of Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818) -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

brachynema, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1900:480 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 6 (no. 35); ref. 14721] Kalambo, Lake Tanganyika. Lectotype: BMNH 1906.9.6.33. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1906.9.6.34-35 (2) Kalambo, 1906.9.6.36 (1) Usambura. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype may have been inadvertently designated by Risch (1986) -- see Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. Chrysichthys brachynema has priority over C. myriodon (Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Chrysichthys brachynema Boulenger 1900 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:6 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:15 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys brachynema Boulenger 1900. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

brevibarbis, Chrysobagrus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:40, Pl. 21 (fig. 1) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 3); ref. 548] Boma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 16. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys brevibarbis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:16 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Kiselkewa et al. 2020:[10] 709 [ref. 38315]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys brevibarbis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae. Distribution: Central Africa: Congo River basin (Democratic Republic of Congo). Habitat: freshwater.

brevispinis, Lophiobagrus Bailey [R. M.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1984:35, Figs. 5c, 6c, 10 [Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 168; ref. 5232] Lake Tanganyika, 2 kilometers north of Mpulungu, Zambia. Holotype: UMMZ 199930. Paratypes: BMNH 1983.2.8.7-10 (4); FMNH 94588 (4); MRAC 78-25-P-8-10 (3), 81-16-P-1-13 (13), 130766 (1), 131093 (1); ROM 28970 (6); UMMZ 196149 (23), 196150 (64, 2 c&s), 199856 (25), 199907 (4), 199931 (112, now 105, 2 c&s); USNM 256709 (4). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:53 [ref. 12367], Ferraris & Vari 1992:12 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Lophiobagrus brevispinis Bailey & Stewart 1984 -- (Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:152 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Lophiobagrus brevispinis Bailey & Stewart 1984. Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

brichardi, Phyllonemus Risch [L.] 1987:29, Fig. 3 [Cybium v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 6751] Ubwari, Lake Tanganika. Holotype (unique): MRAC 83-19-P-14. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Phyllonemus brichardi Risch 1987 -- (Poll & Gosse 1995:179 [ref. 24781], Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Phyllonemus brichardi Risch 1987. Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

buettikoferi, Chrysichthys Steindachner [F.] 1894:60, Pl. 3 (fig. 1) [Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 16 (nos 1-2, art. 1); ref. 4237] Buluma, Fisherman Lake, Liberia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 5341. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:00 [ref. 29155]. Species originally spelled as büttikoferi. Holotype figured by Boeseman 1963:Pl. 1 (fig. 2) [ref. 21734]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:23 [ref. 6190], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477] dated 1895, Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

camaronensis, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:729, Pl. 44 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Cameroon. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1871.11.20.21. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. Spelled camaronensis twice in text (p. 729, 732) and cameronensis on plate; first reviser not researched but possibly Eschmeyer (1998). •Synonym of Chrysichthys furcatus Günther 1864 -- (Risch 1986:18 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590] as cameronensis, Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

capito, Bagrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:430 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Nile River, Egypt. Syntypes: MNHN B-0605 (1), B-0606 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:28 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:25 [ref. 29728]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

congicus, Gephyroglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:42, Pl. 20 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 3); ref. 548] Upoto, Upper Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 146. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis congicus Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155], Fermon et al. 2022:162 [ref. 39448] with question). Current status: Valid as Gephyroglanis congicus Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae. Distribution: Central Africa: Congo-Lualaba River system. Habitat: freshwater.

coriscanus, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:724 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Corisco Island, Ghana. Syntypes: BMNH 1896.5.5.64-65 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], apparently an error). •Species inquirenda in Chrysichthys -- (Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

cranchii, Pimelodus Leach [W. E.] in Tuckey 1818:409 [A general notice of the animals taken by Mr. John Cranch; ref. 5023] Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): BMNH 2005.5.17.4. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops cranchii (Leach 1818) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818) -- (Risch 1986:16 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:42 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564], Munene et al. 2021:24 [ref. 39283], Stiassny et al. 2021:1687 [ref. 39000]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818). Claroteidae. Distribution: Western-central Africa: Congo-Lualaba River system (Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola). Habitat: freshwater.

cyclurus, Chrysichthys Worthington [E. B.] & Ricardo [C. K.] 1937:1093, Fig. 7 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1936 (pt 4); ref. 15306] Lake Tanganyika, East Africa. Lectotype: BMNH 1936.6.15.879. Paralectotypes: (11) BMNH 1920.5.25.78 (1), 1936.6.15.880-883 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155], Lectotype selected by Bailey & Stewart 1984:20 [ref. 5232]. •Valid as Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937) -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:20 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:152 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937). Claroteidae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

dageti, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1992:152, Fig. 1 [Cybium v. 16 (no. 2); ref. 19736] Nanga River, between Mboukoumassi and Nanga Lake, Congo, 4°15'S, 11°48'E. Holotype: MRAC 90-57-P-1273. Paratypes: MNHN 1962-0150 (A-D); MRAC 90-57-P-1271-1272 (2), 90-57-P-1274-1275 (2), 90-57-P-1276 (1), 90-57-P-1277-1279 (3), 90-57-P-1280-1281 (2), 90-57-P-1282-1284 (3), 90-57-P-1285-86 (2), 90-57-P-1287 (1), 90-57-P-1289 (1), 90-57-P-1290 (1), 90-57-P-1291 (1), 90-57-P-1292 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys dageti Risch 1992 -- (Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:621 [ref. 30028], Fermon et al. 2022:161 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys dageti Risch 1992. Claroteidae. Distribution: Western-central Africa: Gabon and Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

delhezi, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:108, Pl. 42 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5); ref. 589] Boma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1899.6.27.49 (1); MRAC 952 (1, possible lectotype), 953 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. See Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155] for possible lectotype. •Valid as Chrysichthys delhezi Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564], Kiselkewa et al. 2020:[10] 709 [ref. 38315]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys delhezi Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae. Distribution: Central Africa: Congo River system. Habitat: freshwater.

dendrophorus, Rheoglanis Poll [M.] 1966:425, Fig. [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 74 (pts 3-4); ref. 3527] Kinsuka rapids, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: MRAC 153744. Paratypes: MRAC 153745-46 (2). Type catalog: Derijst 1991:65 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops dendrophorus (Poll 1966) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Rheoglanis dendrophorus Poll 1966 -- (Risch 1986:35 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:179 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Chrysichthys dendrophorus (Poll 1966) based on generic status of Rheoglanis. Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys dendrophorus (Poll 1966). Claroteidae. Distribution: Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

depressus, Gnathobagrus Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.] 1917:712, Fig. 21 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 37 (art. 25); ref. 3185] Boma, Kinshasa [Leopoldville] Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: AMNH 6647. Paratypes: AMNH 6423 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Probably a synonym of Amarginops ornatus (Boulenger 1902) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Gnathobagrus depressus Nichols & Griscom 1917 -- (Risch 1986:30 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Gnathobagrus depressus Nichols & Griscom 1917. Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo River at Boma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

duttoni, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1905:641 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 16 (no. 96) (art. 70); ref. 17094] Kasai River at Lusambo, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 1342. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys duttoni Boulenger 1905 -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Munene et al. 2021:24 [ref. 39283]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys duttoni Boulenger 1905. Claroteidae. Distribution: Central Africa: Congo River basin. Habitat: freshwater.

filamentosus, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1912:19, Pl. 18 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 3); ref. 581] Chiloango ville, Loango at N'Kutu, Luali at Lundo and Buco Zau, Lebuzi at Kuka Muno, Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1912.4.1.441 (1) Luali R., 1912.4.1.445-446 (2) Loango R., 1912.4.1.444 (1) Chiloango, 1912.4.1.440 (1) Luali R., 1912.4.1.442-443 (2) Lebuzi R.; MRAC 1668-69 (2) Kuka-Muno, 1670 (1) Lundo; ZMB 18820 (1) Kuka. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys filamentosus Boulenger 1912 -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Gephroglanis filamensotus (Boulenger 1912) -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

filinemus, Phyllonemus Worthington [E. B.] & Ricardo [C. K.] 1937:1096, Fig. 9 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1936 (pt 4); ref. 15306] Lake Tanganyika. Syntypes: BMNH 1936.6.15.925 (8). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Phyllonemus filinemus Worthington & Ricardo 1937 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:16 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:35 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:179 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Phyllonemus filinemus Worthington & Ricardo 1937. Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

furcatus, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1864:430 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Niger, western Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1864.7.22.1. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590]). •Valid as Chrysichthys furcatus Günther 1864 -- (Risch 1986:18 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys furcatus Günther 1864. Claroteidae. Distribution: Coastal rivers of western Africa, from Liberia to Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

gigas, Gephyroglanis Pellegrin [J.] 1922:278 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 10; ref. 15367] Kwamouth, Congo. Holotype: MRAC 14771. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Gephyroglanis longipinnis Boulenger 1899. •Synonym of Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

grandis, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1917:367 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 20 (no. 119); ref. 15084] Kilewa Bay, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype: MRAC 14347. Paratypes: MRAC 14359 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus grandis (Boulenger 1917) -- (Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys grandis Boulenger 1917 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:8 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:18 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys grandis Boulenger 1917. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

graueri, Chrysichthys Steindachner [F.] 1911:529 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 48 (no. 26); ref. 14812] Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania. Syntypes: NMW 47106-07 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1911:1178, Pl. 3 [ref. 14811]. •Valid as Chrysichthys graueri Steindachner 1911 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:8 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:18 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860]. Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys graueri Steindachner 1911. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

gymnorhynchus, Gephyroglanis Pappenheim [P.] in Pappenheim & Boulenger 1914:248, Pl. 4 (fig. 6) [Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Zentral-Afrika Expedition, 1907-1908 v. 5 (Zool. 3); ref. 18518] Aruwimi River, Basoko, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): ZMB 19092. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis gymnorhynchus Pappenheim 1914 -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Gephyroglanis gymnorhynchus Pappenheim 1914. Claroteidae. Distribution: Republic of the Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

habereri, Chrysichthys Steindachner [F.] 1912:445 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 49 (no. 23) (for 14 Nov. 1912); ref. 18816] Congo River, southern Cameroon. Holotype (unique): NMW 47108. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1913:32, Fig. 8, Pl. 4 [ref. 14987]. •Valid as Amarginops habereri (Steindachner 1912) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys habereri Steindachner 1912 -- (Risch 1986:19 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Stiassny et al. 2021:1687 [ref. 39000]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys habereri Steindachner 1912. Claroteidae. Distribution: Western-central Africa: Congo River system. Habitat: freshwater.

habereri, Gephyroglanis Steindachner [F.] 1912:449 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 49 (no. 23) (for 14 Nov. 1912); ref. 18816] Congo River, Cameroon. Holotype (unique): NMW 46570. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1913:36, Pl. 6 [ref. 14987]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis habereri Steindachner 1912 -- (Risch 1986:30 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:161 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Gephyroglanis habereri Steindachner 1912. Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo River, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

helicophagus, Chrysichthys Roberts [T. R.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1976:276, Pl. 6 (fig. e) [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 147 (no. 6); ref. 7388] Lower Congo River, near Tadi, Democratic Republic of Congo, 5°14'S, 13°56'E. Holotype: MCZ 50292. Paratypes: BMNH 1976.5.21.22 [ex MCZ 50293] (1); MCZ 50293 (now 3), 50377 (2), 50260 [not 50530] (1); MRAC 75-2-P-3-4 [ex MCZ] (2); USNM 216366 [ex MCZ 50293] (1). Type catalog: Ferraris & Vari 1992:11 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys helicophagus Roberts & Stewart 1976 -- (Risch 1986:19 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys helicophagus Roberts & Stewart 1976. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

heuglini, Clarotes Kner [R.] 1855:313, Pls. 1-2 [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 17 (no. 2); ref. 12581] Khartoum, Sudan. Holotype: NMW. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:28 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

hildae, Chrysichthys Bell-Cross [G.] 1973:7, Fig. 1 [Arnoldia (Rhodesia) v. 6 (no. 8); ref. 7555] Buzi River, Mozambique, Espungabera District, about 20°22'S, 30°20'E. Holotype: NMBZ [ex QVMS] 1827. Paratypes: BMNH 1979.3.5.402 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:153 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys hildae Bell-Cross 1973 -- (Risch 1986:19 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Amarginops hildae (Bell-Cross 1973) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Skelton 1993:214 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:214 [ref. 27406], Ferraris 2007:153 [ref. 29155], Marshall 2011:147 [ref. 31755]). Current status: Valid as Amarginops hildae (Bell-Cross 1973). Claroteidae. Distribution: Lower Buzi River, Mozambique. Habitat: freshwater.

johnelsi, Chrysichthys Daget [J.] 1959:691, Fig. 2 [Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (Sér A) Sciences Naturelles v. 21 (no. 2); ref. 11988] Gambia River at Bafoulabé, Niokolo-Koba Park, Senegal. Syntypes: MNHN 1959-0146 (2), NRM 13899 (1). Type catalog: Blanc 1961:270 [ref. 20870], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys johnelsi Daget 1959 -- (Risch 1986:19 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch 1992:155 [ref. 19736], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:416 [ref. 21590], Dankwa et al. 1999:34 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys johnelsi Daget 1959. Claroteidae. Distribution: Rivers of upper Guinea region, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

kingsleyae, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:728, Pl. 45 (fig. A); Fig. 8 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Ogowe River, Ghana. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1899.12.23.1. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys walkeri Günther 1899 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478]). •Species inquirenda in Chrysichthys -- (Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

lagoensis, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:725, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Lagos, Nigeria. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1866.3.8.16. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190]). •Questionably a synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:410 [ref. 21590]). •Species inquirenda in Chrysichthys -- (Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

laticeps, Chrysichthys Pellegrin [J.] 1932:166 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 4 (no. 2); ref. 16392] Near Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. Holotype: MNHN 1931-0158 [or 0159]. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:28 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys laticeps Pellegrin 1932 -- (Risch 1986:20 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys laticeps Pellegrin 1932. Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

laticeps, Pimelodus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829:7, Pl. 1 (fig. 2) [Beschreibung und Abbildung mehrerer neuer Fische, im Nil entdeckt 1829; ref. 22233] Cairo, Egypt. Holotype (unique): SMF 226. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:28 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:147 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], Dankwa et al. 1999:33 [ref. 28023], Agnèse & Teugels 2001:548 [ref. 25239], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155], Neumann et al. 2016:306 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae. Distribution: Nile, Niger and Senegal rivers and Lake Chad. Habitat: freshwater.

lestradei, Lophiobagrus Poll [M.] 1942:320, Fig [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 35 (no. 3); ref. 3514] Nyanza (Urundi), Lake Tanganyika. Holotype (unique): MRAC 54924. Type catalog: Derijst 1991:54 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937) -- (Risch 1986:32 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:162 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

levequei, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1988:3, Fig. 1 [Cybium v. 12 (no. 1); ref. 6735] Samou, Konkouré basin, Guinea. Holotype: MNHN 1986-0563. Paratypes: MNHN 1986-0564 (3), MRAC 86-34-P-1 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys levequei Risch 1988 -- (Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:409 [ref. 21590], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys levequei Risch 1988. Claroteidae. Distribution: Konkouré River basin, Guinea, western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

longibarbis, Chrysobagrus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:41, Pl. 21 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 3); ref. 548] Kinshasa [Leopoldville], Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: BMNH 1899.2.20.18 (1), MRAC 108 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys longibarbis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:20 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys longibarbis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

longidorsalis, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] & Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1981:247 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 95 (no. 1); ref. 17492] Sanaga River, above Nachtigal falls near Ekongolo, 4°21'N, 11°41'E, Cameroon. Holotype: MRAC 153158. Paratypes: MRAC 153159 Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. Replacement name for Gephyroglanis velifer Thys van den Audenaerde 1965, preoccupied in Chrysichthys by Chrysichthys velifer Norman 1923. •Valid as Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981 -- (Risch 1986:20 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:627 [ref. 30028]). Replacement Name. Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981. Claroteidae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Nyong River and middle Sanana River, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

longifilis, Chrysichthys Pfaff [J. R.] 1933:289, Figs. 5-6 [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening, Kjøbenhavn v. 94; ref. 16517] Kabara, Niger River, East Africa. Holotype (unique): ZMUC. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:49 [ref. 9588], Ferraris 2007:00 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809), but a valid subspecies longifilis Pfaff 1933 -- (Risch 1986:15 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

longipinnis, Gephyroglanis Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:109, Pl. 41 (fig. 4) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5); ref. 589] Dolo, Stanley [Malebo] Pool, Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Lectotype: MRAC 958. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1899.11.27.28 (1), MRAC 956 (1), ?959 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype selected by Risch 1981:510 [ref. 20285]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis longipinnis Boulenger 1899 -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155], Munene et al. 2021:24 [ref. 39283]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae. Distribution: Central Africa: Congo River system. Habitat: freshwater.

lowei, Gephyroglanis Norman [J. R.] 1923:582 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 11 (no. 65) (art. 61); ref. 15417] Bandama River, Ivory Coast. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1923.3.2.40. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys velifer Norman 1923 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:410 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

mabusi, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1905:645 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 16 (no. 96) (art. 72); ref. 15342] Lake Bangwelo [Bangweolo], Zambia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1905.11.10.9. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops mabusi (Boulenger 1905) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys mabusi Boulenger 1905 -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys mabusi Boulenger 1905. Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo-Lurlaba River system above Stanley Falls, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

macrocephalus, Clarotes Daget [J.] 1954:257, Fig. 95 [Mémoires de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire No. 36; ref. 11989] Upper Niger River, Sudan. Syntypes: (10) MNHN 1954-0003 (1) Diafarabé. Type catalog: Blanc 1961:270 [ref. 20870] with a holotype, Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367] with question, Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590]). •Valid as Clarotes macrocephalus Daget 1954 -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:147 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Clarotes macrocephalus Daget 1954. Claroteidae. Distribution: Niger, Volta and Senegal rivers, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

macropogon, Chrysichthys Norman [J. R.] 1928:385 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 2 (no. 10) (art. 48); ref. 15866] Kiyawa River near Katagum, Northern Provinces, Nigeria. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1928.7.3.70. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

macrops, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1864:71 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Nile River. Syntypes: (7) BMNH 1860.11.9.125 (1) Lower Nile R., 1862.6.17.60-64 (5) Khartum. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

macropterus, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1920:27, Pl. 24 [Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 4); ref. 587] Stanley [Boyoma] Falls, Avakubi, and Bafwasende, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: (6) BMNH 1919.9.10.252 (1) Lindi, 1919.9.10.253 (1) Avakubi; MRAC 7118 (1), 7577-78 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops macropterus (Boulenger 1920) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys macropterus Boulenger 1920 -- (Risch 1986:22 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys macropterus Boulenger 1920. Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo River system, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

magnus, Chrysichthys Pellegrin [J.] 1922:276 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 10; ref. 15367] Kwamouth, Congo. Syntypes: MRAC 14766-67 (1, 1), 14768-69 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Gephyroglanis longipinnis Boulenger 1899. •Synonym of Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899) -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger 1899). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

maurus, Bagrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:431 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Senegal River, Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-1198. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:28 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Risch 1986:22 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480] dated 1839, Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477] dated 1839, Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:410 [ref. 21590], Adépo-Gourène et al. 1997:102 [ref. 24712], Dankwa et al. 1999:34 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Pezold et al. 2016:105 [ref. 34870]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae. Distribution: Western Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

myriodon, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1900:139, Pl. 51 [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 6); ref. 555] Syntypes: BMNH 1906.9.6.27 (1) Tembwi, BMNH 1906.9.6.28-31 (4), 1906.9.6.32 (1 skeleton); MRAC 325 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys brachynema Boulenger 1900 -- (Risch 1986:16 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys brachynema Boulenger 1900. Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

nigrita, Bagrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:426, Pl. 416 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Senegal River, Senegal. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-1204 (1), A-1113 (2). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:25 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:28 [ref. 6190], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:402 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

nigrodigitatus, Pimelodus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803:95, 103 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 5; ref. 4930] No locality [Senegal]. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-0108. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:22 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévêque et al. 1989:118 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:417 [ref. 21590], Adépo-Gourène et al. 1997:102 [ref. 24712], Dankwa et al. 1999:34 [ref. 28023], Diogo & Chardon 2000:457 [ref. 27289], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:621 [ref. 30028], Pezold et al. 2016:105 [ref. 34870], Skelton 2019:227, 234 [ref. 36564], Fermon et al. 2022:161 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae. Distribution: West Africa: Senegal south to Angola. Habitat: freshwater.

nyongensis, Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch [L.] & Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1985:91 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 99 (no. 1); ref. 17266] Nyong River, Cameroon. Holotype: MRAC 73-29-P-1407. Paratypes: MRAC 20000 (1), 73-18-P-2235 (1), 73-29-P-1404-06 (3), 75-4-P-33 (1), 75-4-P-47 (1), 73-29-P-1408-10 (3), 73-29-P-1411-13 (3), 73-29-P-1414-16 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1985, but a valid subspecies as described -- (Risch 1986:21 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys nyongensis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1985 -- (Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:627 [ref. 30028]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys nyongensis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1985. Claroteidae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Nyong River, Cameroon. Habitat: freshwater.

ogooensis, Gephyroglanis Pellegrin [J.] 1900:180 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 6 (no. 4); ref. 3397] Ogooué River at Adouma, Gabon. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1886-0422. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:31 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. Gephroglanis ogowensis Günther 1901:227 is an unjustified emendation or a misspelling (Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Gephyroglanis ogooensis Pellegrin 1900 -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys ogooensis (Pellegrin 1900) -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:623 [ref. 30028], Fermon et al. 2022:161 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys ogooensis (Pellegrin 1900). Claroteidae. Distribution: Western-central Africa: Ogowe-Nyanga River basin (Gabon) endemic. Habitat: freshwater.

ogowensis, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:723, Fig. 5 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Kondo-Kondo on Ogowe River, Ghana. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1896.5.5.66. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803) -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède 1803). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

okae, Chrysichthys Fowler [H. W.] 1949:261, Figs. 53-58 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 101; ref. 1461] Oka, 18 miles north of Eovo, Congo system, French Equatorial Africa. Holotype: ANSP 71909. Paratypes: ANSP 71910 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:25 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys okae Fowler 1949 -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys okae Fowler 1949. Claroteidae. Distribution: Tributary streams of central Congo basin. Habitat: freshwater.

ornatus, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1902:39, Pl. 11 (fig. 2) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 2 (fasc. 2); ref. 562] Monsembé, Upper Congo and Ubangi River at Banzyville. Syntypes: BMNH 1901.12.21.48-50 (3) Monsembé, MRAC 1174 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops ornatus (Boulenger 1902) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys ornatus Boulenger 1902 -- (Risch 1986:24 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys ornatus Boulenger 1902. Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo River, below Stanley Falls, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

persimilis, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:727, Pl. 43; Fig. 7 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Gabon. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1867.5.22.1. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops persimilis (Günther 1899) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478]). •Valid as Chrysichthys persimilis Günther 1899 -- (Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys persimilis Günther 1899. Claroteidae. Distribution: Gabon and Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

pitmani, Chrysichthys Fowler [H. W.] 1936:312, Figs. 97-100 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 88; ref. 1424] Athi River crossing, 16 miles north-northeast of Kibwezi, Kenya. Holotype: ANSP 65888. Paratypes: ANSP 65889-99 (11). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:25 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829) -- (Risch 1986:29 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:160 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell 1829). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

platus, Amarginops Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.] 1917:713, Fig. 22-23 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 37 (art. 25); ref. 3185] Kisangani, Orientale Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: AMNH 6528. Paratypes: AMNH 6648 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:153 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops platus Nichols & Griscom 1917 -- (Risch 1986:2 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:181 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:153 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Amarginops platus Nichols & Griscom 1917. Claroteidae. Distribution: Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

platycephalus, Chrysichthys Worthington [E. B.] & Ricardo [C. K.] 1937:1092, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1936 (pt 4); ref. 15306] Mpulungu-Niamkolo and the estuary of the Ngere River; Lake Tanganyika basin, eastern Africa. Syntypes: (38) BMNH 1936.6.15.849-852 (4), 1936.6.15.853-856 (4), 1936.6.15.857-878 (22). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus platycephalus (Worthington & Ricardo 1937) -- (Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952], Kiselkewa et al. 2020:[10] 709 [ref. 38315]). •Valid as Chrysichthys platycephalus Worthington & Ricardo 1937 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:8 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys platycephalus Worthington & Ricardo 1937. Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern and central Africa: Lake Tanganyika basin. Habitat: freshwater.

polli, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1987:25, Fig. 2 [Cybium v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 6751] Yelelola falls, Democratic Republic of Congo, 5°43'S, 13°34'E. Holotype: MRAC 47814. Paratypes: MNHN 1986-0631 to 0633 (1, 1, 1); MRAC 94536-38 (3), 48564 (1), 48570-72 (3), 56305-06 (2), 94012 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys polli Risch 1988 -- (Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys polli Risch 1987. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lower Congo River basin, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

praecox, Chrysichthys Hardman [M.] & Stiassny [M. L. J.] 2008:177, Figs. 2-4 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 19 (no. 2); ref. 29878] Lac Ilungu, Mai-Ndombe, 1°33'44"S, 18°38'33"E, Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype: AMNH 246513. Paratypes: AMNH 246514 [ex AMNH 252588] (3), 246515 [ex AMNH 242588] (27); BMNH 2008.7.29.1-4 (4); CUMV 94241 (4); MNHN 2008-1671 (4); MRAC 2008-14-P-1-4 (4); ZSM 37318 [ex AMNH 252583] (4). Remaining specimens in AMNH 252583 (287 now 283) are not types. Type catalog: Neumann 2011:253 [ref. 31652]. •Valid as Chrysichthys praecox Hardman & Stiassny 2008. Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys praecox Hardman & Stiassny 2008. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lac Mai-Ndombe, Democratic Republic of Congo. Habitat: freshwater.

punctatus, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:107, Pl. 42 (fig. 1) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5); ref. 589] Stanley Pool and Kutu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Syntypes: (9) BMNH 1899.11.27.25-26 (2) Stanley Pool, MRAC 950-951 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops punctatus (Boulenger 1899) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys punctatus Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Stiassny et al. 2021:1687 [ref. 39000], Fermon et al. 2022:161 [ref. 39448] with question). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys punctatus Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae. Distribution: Western-central Africa: Congo River basin below Stanley Falls (Democratic Republic of Congo). Habitat: freshwater.

rueppelli, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1907:337, Pl. 60 (fig. 2) [Zoology of Egypt: The fishes of the Nile; ref. 6510] Lower Nile, near Ghet-el-Nassara, Lake Menzaleh, Egypt. Syntypes: (4) BMNH 1850.7.29.17 (1), 1907.12.2.2131-2132 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. Correct spelling is rueppelli -- see Kullander 2016:96 [ref. 34436]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Paugy & Bénech 1989:302 [ref. 26478], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590]). •Valid as Amarginops rueppelli (Boulenger 1907) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys rueppelli Boulenger 1907 -- (Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:25 [ref. 29728]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys rueppelli Boulenger 1907. Claroteidae. Distribution: Nile River. Habitat: freshwater.

sharpii, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1901:81 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 7 (no. 37) (art. 12); ref. 14747] Lake Mwero, Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1900.12.31.14 (dry skin in bottle). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys sharpii Boulenger 1901 -- (Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys sharpii Boulenger 1901. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lake Mwero, Congo River basin, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

sianenna, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1906:551, Pl. 32 (fig. 2) [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 6, no. 1); ref. 573] Lake Tanganyika. Syntypes: BMNH 1906.9.8.65-66 (2) Niamkolo, 1906.9.8.67 (1) Mbete. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus sianenna (Boulenger 1906) -- (Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952], De Vos et al. 2001:130 [ref. 26059]). •Valid as Chrysichthys sianenna Boulenger 1906 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:7 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:25 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys sianenna Boulenger 1906. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

stappersii, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1917:366 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 20 (no. 119); ref. 15084] Kilewa Bay, Lake Tanganyika, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 14.236. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus stappersi (Boulenger 1917) -- (Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Amarginops stappersi (Boulenger 1917) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys stappersii Boulenger 1917 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:7 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:26 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Hardman 2008:43 [ref. 29542]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys stappersii Boulenger 1917. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, southeastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

tarabinii, Pardiglanis Poll [M.], Lanza [B.] & Romoli Sassi [A.] 1972:338, Figs. 1-7 [Monitore Zoologico Italiano Suppl. 4 (no. 15); ref. 3536] Juba River, Gelib, southern Somalia. Holotype (unique): MZUF 1579. Type catalog: Vanni 1991:222 [ref. 20099], Derijst 1991:60 [ref. 21528], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]. •Questionably valid as Clarotes tarabinii Poll, Lanza & Romoli Sassi 1972 -- (Mo 1991:147 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Pardiglanis tarabinii Poll, Lanza & Romoli Sassi 1972 -- (Risch 1986:34 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], De Vos 2001:213 [ref. 25643], Seegers et al. 2003:37 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:163 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Pardiglanis tarabinii Poll, Lanza & Romoli Sassi 1972. Claroteidae. Distribution: Juba River, Somalia. Habitat: freshwater.

tetranema, Bathybagrus Bailey [R. M.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1984:11, Figs. 1-4 [Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 168; ref. 5232] Near Mpulungu, Lake Tanganyika, East Africa. Holotype: UMMZ 196110. Paratypes: BMNH 1977.7.25.1-3 (3), 1983.2.8.1 (1); FMNH 94586 (2); KIZ [ex UMMZ 196018] (2); MRAC 83-04-P-1-2 (2); UMMZ 196017-20 (1, now 2, 4, 6), 196085-89 (2, 5, 5, 2, 2), 196092 (1), 196109 (3), 196111 (1), 199796 (9); USNM 256707 (2). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:15 [ref. 12367], Ferraris & Vari 1992:11 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Bathybagrus tetranema Bailey & Stewart 1984 -- (Risch 1986:13 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:69 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:151 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:173 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Bathybagrus tetranema Bailey & Stewart 1984. Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Zambian portion of Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

teugelsi, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1987:22, Fig. 1 [Cybium v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 6751] Cavally River, Tai, Ivory Coast, 5°52'N, 7°27'W. Holotype: MRAC 80-19-P-189. Paratypes: MNHN 1986-0628 to 0630 (3); MRAC 80-19-P-136-138 (3), 80-19-P-175-176 (2), 80-19-P-177-188 (12), 80-19-P-197 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys teugelsi Risch 1987 -- (Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:411 [ref. 21590], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys teugelsi Risch 1987. Claroteidae. Distribution: Ivory coast and Liberia. Habitat: freshwater.

thomasi, Chrysichthys delhezi Chabanaud [P.] 1934:209 [Faune des Colonies Françaises v. 5 (no. 4); ref. 20284] Congo. Syntypes: MNHN 1937-0074 to 0075 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Possible synonym of Chrysichthys delhezi Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:17 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Uncertain as Chrysichthys delhezi Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo, central Africa [if valid]. Habitat: freshwater.

thonneri, Chrysichthys Steindachner [F.] 1912:446 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 49 (no. 23) (for 14 Nov. 1912); ref. 18816] Dasha [Dja] River and Congo River, Moloundou District [East Region], southeastern Cameroon. Syntypes: (3) NMW 10643 (1), 10645 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1913:33, Fig. 9, Pl. 5 [ref. 14987]. •Valid as Amarginops thonneri (Steindachner 1912) -- (Mo 1991:154 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys thonneri Steindachner 1912 -- (Risch 1986:26 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Kiselkewa et al. 2020:[10] 709 [ref. 38315]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys thonneri Steindachner 1912. Claroteidae. Distribution: Central Africa: Congo and Lualaba River systems. Habitat: freshwater.

thysi, Chrysichthys Risch [L.] 1985:189, Figs. 5-6 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 99 (no. 2); ref. 17265] Makokou, Ivindo River, Ogowe-Nyanga River system, Gabon, 0°34'N, 12°52'E. Holotype: MRAC 73-2-P-1791. Paratypes: MNHN 1886-0148 (1); MRAC 179081 (1), 73-2-P-1787 to 1790 (1, 1, 1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys thysi Risch 1985 -- (Risch 1986:26 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Geerinckx et al. 2007:615 [ref. 30028], Fermon et al. 2022:161 [ref. 39448], Walsh et al. 2022:[6] [ref. 39281]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys thysi Risch 1985. Claroteidae. Distribution: Western-central Africa: Ogowe and Nyanga River basins (Gabon); Loémé River basin (Republic of Congo). Habitat: freshwater.

tilhoi, Gephyroglanis Pellegrin [J.] 1909:243 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 15 (no. 5); ref. 14408] Lake Chad at Bol, Chad. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1909-0424. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:32 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809), but a valid subspecies -- (Risch 1986:14 [ref. 6190], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809) -- (Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:413 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:155 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1809). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

turkana, Chrysichthys Hardman [M.] 2008:27, Figs. 3, 5 (left) [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 157; ref. 29728] 2 miles northeast of Ferguson spit, Lake Turkana, Kenya, depth 30 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1981.2.17.794. Paratypes: BMNH 1981.2.17.795-806 (11). •Valid as Chrysichthys turkana Hardman 2008. Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys turkana Hardman 2008. Claroteidae. Distribution: Lake Turkana, Kenya. Habitat: freshwater.

typus, Phyllonemus Boulenger [G. A.] 1906:552, Pl. 32 (fig. 3) [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 6, no. 1); ref. 573] Niamkolo, Zambia, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1906.9.8.68. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Phyllonemus typus Boulenger 1906 -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:16 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:34 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:68 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952], Poll & Gosse 1995:179 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:164 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Phyllonemus typus Boulenger 1906. Claroteidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

uniformis, Chrysichthys Pellegrin [J.] 1922:277 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 10; ref. 15367] Poko, Uelé, Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 7477. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys uniformis Pellegrin 1922 -- (Risch 1986:26 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys uniformis Pellegrin 1922. Claroteidae. Distribution: Congo, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

velifer, Chrysichthys Norman [J. R.] 1923:582 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 11 (no. 65) (art. 61); ref. 15417] Bandama River, Ivory Coast. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1923.3.2.41. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys velifer Norman 1923 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Gephyroglanis velifer (Norman 1923) -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Paugy et al. 1990:339 [ref. 26477], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:410 [ref. 21590], Ferraris 2007:158 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes 1840). Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

velifer, Gephyroglanis Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1965:265, Fig. 1 [Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 71 (nos 3-4); ref. 9262] Sanaga River, above Nachtigal falls near Ekongolo, 4°21'N, 11°41'E, Cameroon. Holotype: MRAC 153158. Paratypes: MRAC 153159 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]. Subjectively invalid; secondarily preoccupied by Chrysichthys velifer Norman 1923 in Chrysichthys. Replaced by Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981. •Synonym of Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981 -- (Risch 1986:20 [ref. 6190], Ferraris 2007:157 [ref. 29155]). 2°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde 1981. Claroteidae. Habitat: freshwater.

wagenaari, Chrysichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1899:39, Pl. 20 (fig. 1) [Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 3); ref. 548] Upoto, Upper Congo. Holotype (unique): MRAC 147. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Chrysichthys wagenaari Boulenger 1899 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:148 [ref. 19952], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys wagenaari Boulenger 1899. Claroteidae. Distribution: Ubangi River and middle Congo River, central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

walkeri, Chrysichthys Günther [A.] 1899:720, Fig. 3 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3); ref. 14705] Prah River, Ghana. Syntypes: BMNH 1899.12.22.20-22 (3). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Gephyroglanis walkeri (Günther 1899) -- (Mo 1991:150 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys walkeri Günther 1899 -- (Risch 1986:27 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:409 [ref. 21590], Dankwa et al. 1999:33 [ref. 28023], Ferraris 2007:159 [ref. 29155], Fermon et al. 2022:162 [ref. 39448] with question). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys walkeri Günther 1899. Claroteidae. Distribution: West Africa: Ashanti ecoregion (Ghana) endemic. Habitat: freshwater.


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