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Myletes Cuvier [G.] 1814:75 Masc. Salmo dentex Hasselquist 1762 (= Cyprinus dentex Linnaeus 1758.). Paugy 1984:140 [ref. 6183] dates to Cuvier 1814:75 with type as niloticus Forsskål = Salmo dentex Linnaeus 1758 (see also Monod 1950: 49 [ref. 14468]). •Valid as Myletes Cuvier 1814 -- (Géry 1976:48 [ref. 14199] in Serrasalmidae). •In the synonymy of [the later, African] Alestes Müller & Troschel 1844 -- (Paugy 1984:140 [ref. 6183]). •Myletes suppressed in Opinion 1813 and placed on the Official Index; the correct name to use is Alestes. Current status: Synonym of Alestes Müller & Troschel 1844. Alestidae.