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Malapterurus electricus oguensis Sauvage, 1879
Synonym for Malapterurus oguensis Sauvage, 1879
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Malapterurus; Species: electricus oguensis; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Originally described as a variety; also as Malapterurus electricus var. ogoouensis, used in Sauvage, 1880: 21 and 1884a: 194; var. ogouensis (part.) used in Sauvage, 1884b: 202 (Ref. 44050).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, mala = a lot of + Greek, pteron = fin + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
The specific epithet is geographic referring to the Ogowe (Ogôoué) River where the types originated (Ref. 44050).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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