Synodontis Cuvier 1816 (upside down catfish)

Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Mochokidae

Parent taxon: Mochocidae according to P. C. Sereno et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Synodontis frontosus Synodontis schall

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (6 collections), Ethiopia (1), Kenya (8), Niger (1), Sudan (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (3), Kenya (7), Uganda (3)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (6), Uganda (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), Kenya (2), Uganda (18)

• Miocene of Egypt (2), Kenya (1), Uganda (3)

Total: 71 collections including 75 occurrences

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