Africa: coastal fringes of the Volta basin. Seems to have replaced Pollimyrus isidori (continental) in the coastal basins or in the lower reaches of rivers in West Africa. Also known from the Mono River in Togo, Ouémé in Benin (Ref. 28663), Cross and Wouri (Ref. 81635). In the Congo basin, reported from the marine lower Congo (Ref. 1878) and middle Congo (Ref. 4910) in Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Congo River tributaries in Cameroon (Ref. 51193).