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punctatus, Chilodus Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1844:85 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 10 (pt 1); ref. 3070] Lake Amuku, upper Essequibo River system, Guyana. Lectotype: ZMB 23599. Paralectotypes: ZMB 24074 (1). Also appeared in Müller & Troschel 1845:10, Pl. 4 (fig. 2a) [ref. 3071]. Lectotype selected by Isbrücker & Nijssen 1988:48 [ref. 7319]. •Valid as Chilodus punctatus Müller & Troschel 1844 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:12 [ref. 9708], Isbrücker & Nijssen 1988:48 [ref. 7319], Taphorn 1992:399 [ref. 23654], Vari & Ortega 1997:72 [ref. 22865], Vari & Raredon in Reis et al. 2003:86 [ref. 27061], Barriga S. 2014:106 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:56, 185 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:41 [ref. 35633], Urbano-Bonilla et al. 2018:83 [ref. 35773]). Current status: Valid as Chilodus punctatus Müller & Troschel 1844. Chilodontidae. Distribution: Widespread in South America: Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru and Suriname. Habitat: freshwater.