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aspredo, Silurus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:304 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] South America. Syntypes: ZMUU Linn. Coll. 48 (1). Type catalog: Wheeler 1991:164, Fig. 7 [ref. 20102], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155]. Type information: Wheeler 1989:214 [ref. 21873]. •Valid as Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Burgess 1989:304 [ref. 12860], Cervigón 1992:261 [ref. 23827], Le Bail et al. 2000:158 [ref. 24549], Diogo et al. 2001:471 [ref. 25997], Camargo & Isaac 2001:145 [ref. 27639], Ferraris 2003:862 [ref. 26999], Friel in Reis et al. 2003:262 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155], Phillip et al. 2013:18 [ref. 32896], Ramos et al. 2014:4 [ref. 35321], DoNascimiento 2016:530 [ref. 34727], Marceniuk et al. 2017:39 [ref. 35324]). Current status: Valid as Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758). Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Distribution: Lower portions of coastal rivers from Venezuela to northern Brazil: Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.