Potamosilurus latirostris

Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 101

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Potamosilurus latirostris
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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 dist Laloki drainage Laloki River at Kokoda trail motel   ; MZUSP 38655 (4 al) (1 c&s), Papua New Guinea, Tedi River, near Ningerum   .