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Malapterurus affinis (non Günther, 1864)
Misapplied name for Malapterurus electricus (non Günther, 1864)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Malapterurus; Species: affinis; (non Günther, 1864)
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Entered as a synonym in Ref. 3850; also as M. electricus affinis.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, mala = a lot of + Greek, pteron = fin + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
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