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mapae, Vastres Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847:449, Pls. 581-582 [not 547-548] [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 19; ref. 4883] [Lago Mapa] now Lago do Amapá, Amapá State, Brazil. Holotype: MNHN A-8836 (dried and stuffed). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:271 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Arapaima gigas (Schinz 1822) -- (Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:31 [ref. 27061]). •Valid as Arapaima mapae (Valenciennes 1847) -- (Stewart 2013:39 [ref. 32556], Stewart 2013:471 [ref. 32923]). Current status: Valid as Arapaima mapae (Valenciennes 1847). Arapaimidae. Distribution: Brazil (known from holotype). Habitat: freshwater.