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 for Malapterurus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Malapterurus \Mal*ap`te*ru"rus\
     (m[a^]l*[a^]p`t[-e]*r[udd]"r[u^]s), prop. n. [NL., from Gr.
     malako`s soft + ptero`n wing + o'yra` tail.] (Zool.)
     A genus of African siluroid fishes, including the electric
     catfishes. See Electric cat, under Electric. [Sometimes
     spelled Malopterurus.]
     [1913 Webster]

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