Similar looking as to S.
has a darker body, shorter humeral process and a shorter
body length. The characteristics of S. camelopardalis
is that the inner mandibular barbels are thickened
with many branches. Aquarium Care:
Keep in the same conditions as S.
The last two leucistic
specimens have been tentatively identified due to
the mandibular teeth structure. They were collected
at the Kinsuka falls (rapids) in the Congo Dem Rep.
This species is a lot rarer in imports.
Congo Dem Rep, Congo basin. Type locality:
Eala, riv. Ruki.
Révision Des Synodontis Africains (Famille
Mochocidae) [Revision of the African Genus Synodontis
(Family Mochokidae) 1971. Rinaldo, Dave. Pers comm. 2020. Sands, David.
Catfishes of the World, Vol 2 Mochokidae. Dunure Publications
1983. Seegers, L.
2008 The catfishes of Africa. A handbook for identification
and maintenance. Aqualog Verlag A.C.S. GmbH, Germany.