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brachypomus, Myletes Cuvier [G.] 1818:452, Pl. 22 (fig. 1) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 4; ref. 1016] Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-8627. •Valid as Colossoma brachypomum (Cuvier 1818) -- (Zhu 1995:204 [ref. 25213]). •Valid as Piaractus brachypomus (Cuvier 1818) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:9 [ref. 9708], Taphorn 1992:298 [ref. 23654], Butí & Cancino 1999:72 [ref. 25277] as brachypomum, Fuller et al. 1999:187 [ref. 25838], Loubens & Panfili 2001:52 [ref. 25403], Ross et al. 2001:295 [ref. 25978], Jégu in Reis et al. 2003:187 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:34 [ref. 27366], Menni 2004:79 [ref. 28131], Barriga S. 2014:108 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:91, 187 [ref. 35004], Zhang et al. 2016:211 [ref. 34477], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:37 [ref. 35633], Esmaeili et al. 2018:54 [ref. 36089], Ng et al. 2019:529 [ref. 36606], Escobar et al. 2019:[1] [ref. 36745]). Current status: Valid as Piaractus brachypomus (Cuvier 1818). Serrasalmidae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru; introduced elsewhere. Habitat: freshwater.