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Least Concern (LC)

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Potamosilurus latirostris (Macleay, 1883)

Arius latirostris ZBK Macleay, 1883: 277. Type locality: Goldie River , Papua New Guinea . Syntypes : AMS I.9072-74 , I.9127 , I.13398 .

Arius acrocephalus ZBK Weber, 1913: 543, figs. 20-21. Type locality: Bibis River, Regen Island, Alkmaar and Lorentz rivers , Irian Jaya , Indonesia . Syntypes : AMNH 9514 [ex ZMA 111090] , ZMA 111087-90 .

Arius digulensis ZBK Hardenberg, 1936: 369. Type locality: middle course of Digul River, south New Guinea . Holotype : ZMA 110781 .

Distribution: Southern New Guinea.

Countries: Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

Habitat: Freshwaters.

Maximum size: 660 mm SL.

Material examined: AMS I.30113-001 (1 c&s), Papua New Guinea , Laloki River ; AMNH 58712 (11 al, 75-98 mm TL), Papua New Guinea , western OK Tedi River at Nigerum ; USNM 210858 (6 al, 194-254 mm TL), Papua New Guinea , Papua-central distLaloki drainage Laloki River at Kokoda trail motel ; MZUSP 38655 (4 al) (1 c&s), Papua New Guinea , Tedi River, near Ningerum .

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