Known from Lake Victoria basin (Ref. 52331). Reports from Ewaso Nyiro River (Ref. 52311) and Tana River (Ref. 52311) refer to Amphilius grandis (Ref. 85045). Reports from Athi River (Ref. 30558, 52331) refer to Amphilius athiensis (Ref. 85045). Reports from Pangani River (Ref. 52331) refer to Amphilius krefftii (Ref. 85045).