Masc. Type species of this genus is subject of a forthcoming ICZN application. From Catalog of Fishes (Apr. 2015): Mormyrus cyprinoides Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1917:15 [ref. 2407], not caschive a pre-Linnaean name in synonymy and not available for type designation and not anguilloides. On Official List (Opinion 77, Direction 56) with type correctly as cyprinoides.