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macrolepidotus, Chalceus Cuvier [G.] 1818:454, Pl. 21 (fig. 1) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 4; ref. 1016] Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-2634. Type catalog: Bertin 1948:9 [ref. 19577]. Date apparently 1818, seen as 1816 and 1817. •Valid as Chalceus macrolepidotus Cuvier 1818 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:7 [ref. 9708], Géry et al. 1991:43 [ref. 21021], Planquette et al. 1996:230 [ref. 22818], Lima in Reis et al. 2003:121 [ref. 27061], Zanata & Toledo-Piza 2004:108 [ref. 27480], Mirande 2010:474 [ref. 31006], Sarmiento et al. 2014:184 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:65 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Chalceus macrolepidotus Cuvier 1818. Chalceidae. Distribution: Negro and Orinoco River basins, and coastal rivers of northern South America: Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.