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Arius africanus G_å€nther, 1867

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  • Title: Arius africanus G_å€nther, 1867
  • Specific epithet: africanus
  • Scientific name authorship: G_å€nther, 1867
  • Order: Siluriformes
  • Locality: Ameki
  • Latest period or highest system: Paleogene
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Eocene
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Identified by: G. A. Frost; Frost
  • Identification Qualifier: Index to type specimens (NHM) says this is a holotype, but it cannot be as this species was describe
  • Higher geography: Africa; Nigeria; Ameki
  • Higher classification: Actinopterygii; Siluriformes; Ariidae
  • Genus: Arius
  • Formation: Ameki Formation
  • Family: Ariidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Paleogene
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Eocene
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Continent: Africa
  • Class: Actinopterygii

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