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corruscans, Platystoma Spix [J. B. von] & Agassiz [L.] 1829:26, Pl. 13 [Selecta genera et species piscium quos in itinere per Brasiliam; ref. 13] Rio São Francisco, Tres Marias e Pirapora, 18°13'S, 45°15'W, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Neotype: MCP 14071. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:341 [ref. 29155]. As Sorubim caparary on plate. Misspelled coruscans by Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:17 [ref. 1008]; not an original description contra Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:441 [ref. 27061]. Neotype designated by Buitrago-Suárez & Burr 2007:15 [ref. 29327]. •Valid as Pseudoplatystoma corruscans (Spix & Agassiz 1829) [often as coruscans, authorship varies] -- (Burgess 1989:282 [ref. 12860], Gómez & Chebez 1996:60 [ref. 23791], Sverlij et al. 1998:60 [ref. 27632], Britski et al. 1999:108 [ref. 24147], Butí & Cancino 1999:72 [ref. 25277], Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:441 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:61 [ref. 27366], Menni 2004:83 [ref. 28131] as coruscans, Swarça et al. 2005:325 [ref. 28520] as corruscans, Buitrago-Suárez 2006:118 [ref. 28917], Buitrago-Suárez & Burr 2007:14 [ref. 29327], Ferraris 2007:341 [ref. 29155] as corruscans, Litz & Koerber 2014:19 [ref. 33622], Sarmiento et al. 2014:172, 192 [ref. 35004], Mirande & Koerber 2015:32 [ref. 35117], Bertaco et al. 2016:420 [ref. 34561] as corruscans, Nión et al. 2016:34 [ref. 35565], Koerber et al. 2017:49 [ref. 35267]). Current status: Valid as Pseudoplatystoma corruscans (Spix & Agassiz 1829). Pimelodidae. Distribution: São Francisco and Paraná River basins: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay. Habitat: freshwater.