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Range DescriptionThis is a widespread subspecies found from Senegal to Somalia, and south to Tanzania.
Eastern Africa: It is found in the Lower Tana River (Seegers et al. unpublished) and Malagarazi delta.
Northeast Africa: It occurs in Giuhar (Benadir), Webishebelle, Somali. It is also reported from temporary tributaries of the Chari River in the Kordofan area of western Sudan.
Western Africa: This subspecies is known from Senegal, Niger, Gambia, Volta and Chad basins, Bandama and Comoé basins in Côte d'Ivoire and certain basins of Sierra Leone and Guinea.