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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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bicirrhosum, Ischnosoma Cuvier [G.] 1829:328 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9632. Appeared as, "On en connait une espèce assez grande du Brésil (Osteoglossum Vandellii, n., ou Ischnosoma bicirrhosum, Spix, xxv)." See Opinion 1621 in which this species was established as the senior objective synonym of Osteoglossum vandellii Cuvier and established as the type species of the Osteoglossum. •Valid as Osteoglossum bicirrhosum (Cuvier 1829) -- (Planquette et al. 1996:48 [ref. 22818], Fuller et al. 1999:30 [ref. 25838], Chen 2002:291 [ref. 26587] with authors as Vandelli, Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:30 [ref. 27061], Leal & Brito 2007:1 [ref. 29313], Barriga Salazar 2014:104 [ref. 35745], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:33 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Osteoglossum bicirrhosum (Cuvier 1829). Osteoglossidae. Distribution: Rupununi and Oyapock rivers, Amazon River basin: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Franch Guiana and Peru. Habitat: freshwater.