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Prochilodus Agassiz [L.] in Spix & Agassiz 1829:57, 62 Masc. Prochilodus argenteus Spix & Agassiz 1829. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Eigenmann 1910:424 [ref. 1224]. On Official List (Opinion 772). Kottelat 1988:82 [ref. 13380] states the Prochilodus was proposed as a replacement for Pacu Agassiz; see Appendix A in Eschmeyer 1990 [ref. 20647]. •Valid as Prochilodus Agassiz 1829 -- (Roberts 1973:213 [ref. 7051], Géry 1977:218 [ref. 1597], Vari 1983:4 [ref. 5419], Géry et al. 1987:436 [ref. 6001], Malabarba 1989:125 [ref. 14217], Taphorn 1992:483 [ref. 23654], Britski et al. 1999:72 [ref. 24147], Castro & Vari in Reis et al. 2003:66 [ref. 27061], Castro & Vari 2003:80 [ref. 28606], Oliveira et al. 2011:11 [ref. 31685], Zhang et al. 2016:211 [ref. 34477], Bertaco et al. 2016:415 [ref. 34561]). Current status: Valid as Prochilodus Agassiz 1829. Prochilodontidae.