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amazonicum, Pseudochirocentrodon Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1920:8 [Peixes (excl. Characinidae) No. 58 (Annexo 5); ref. 3727] Amazon River, Manaos [Manaus], Brazil. Lectotype: MNRJ 1789A. Paralectotypes: MNRJ 1789 (3). Type catalog: Miranda Ribeiro 1955:397-398 [ref. 12732]. Lectotype selected by Miranda Ribeiro 1953:398 [ref. 12732] [but perhaps specimen not isolated]. •Valid as Pseudochirocentrodon amazonicus Miranda Ribeiro 1920 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:6 [ref. 9708]). •Valid as Ilisha amazonica (Miranda Ribeiro 1920) -- (Whitehead 1985:265 [ref. 5141], de Pinna & Di Dario in Reis et al. 2003:43 [ref. 27061], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:40 [ref. 27192] dated 1923, Barriga S. 2014:104 [ref. 35745], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:33 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Ilisha amazonica (Miranda Ribeiro 1920). Pristigasteridae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru. Habitat: freshwater.