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Osteoglossum Cuvier [G.] (ex Vandelli) 1829:328 Neut. Osteoglossum bicirrhosum Cuvier 1829. Type designated by the ICZN. Cuvier 1829 predates Spix and Agassiz 1829 [ref. 13] (Whitehead & Myers 1971 [ref. 6584] and Kottelat 1988:81 [ref. 13380]). Authorship of species differs from Whitehead & Myers; see also treatment in 1990 edition of the "Genera." Type species and authorship as above established in Opinion 1621 in 1990. •Valid as Osteoglossum Cuvier 1829 -- (Hilton 2003:90 [ref. 26584], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:30 [ref. 27061], Leal & Brito 2007:2 [ref. 29313], Hilton & Britz 2010:234 [ref. 31406], van Van Oijen & van der Meij 2013:361 [ref. 32950]). Current status: Valid as Osteoglossum Cuvier 1829. Osteoglossidae.