Heterobranchus longifilis was reported from 29 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 29 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Africa: Nile, Congo system, upper and middle Zambezi (Ref. 3820). Reported from Lake Rukwa and the lower Zambezi (Ref. 95585). Also from Lakes Tanganyika and Edward (Ref. 7248). In West Africa known from the Gambia, Upper Senegal, Niger, Benue, Lake Chad, Volta, and coastal basins from Guinea to Nigeria, including the delta of Niger and the Cross river (Ref. 57129). In Lower Guinea present in the Cross and Sanaga in Cameroon and the Ogowe in Gabon (Ref. 81644).
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Table 1: Present in 29 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 270
Africa Benin BEN native 270
Africa Burkina Faso BFA native 7357
Africa Burundi BDI native 270
Africa Cameroon CMR native 57129
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 57129
Africa Chad TCD native 270
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 270
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 57129
Africa Egypt EGY native 270
Africa Ethiopia ETH native 58460
Africa Gabon GAB native 81644
Africa Gambia GMB native 57129
Africa Ghana GHA native 57129
Africa Guinea GIN native 57129
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Africa Liberia LBR native 57129
Africa Malawi MWI native 270
Africa Mali MLI native 57129
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 270
Africa Niger NER native 57129
Africa Nigeria NGA native 57129
Africa Senegal SEN native 57129
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 270
Africa Sudan SDN native 28714
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Africa Togo TGO native 57129
Africa Zambia ZMB native 270
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337

Table 4: Reported from 29 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 270
Africa Benin BEN native 270
Africa Burkina Faso BFA native 7357
Africa Burundi BDI native 270
Africa Cameroon CMR native 57129
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 57129
Africa Chad TCD native 270
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 270
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 57129
Africa Egypt EGY native 270
Africa Ethiopia ETH native 58460
Africa Gabon GAB native 81644
Africa Gambia GMB native 57129
Africa Ghana GHA native 57129
Africa Guinea GIN native 57129
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Africa Liberia LBR native 57129
Africa Malawi MWI native 270
Africa Mali MLI native 57129
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 270
Africa Niger NER native 57129
Africa Nigeria NGA native 57129
Africa Senegal SEN native 57129
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 270
Africa Sudan SDN native 28714
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Africa Togo TGO native 57129
Africa Zambia ZMB native 270
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337
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