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Taverne (1971) placed Mormyrus niger Günther in genus Brienomyrus Taverne and established Brevimyrus as a monospecific subgenus of Brienomyrus for this species. Bigorne (2003) elevated the subgenus to full generic status. B. niger remains the only species placed in Brevimyrus.


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