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batrachus, Asterophysus Kner [R.] 1858:403 [33], Pl. 5 (figs. 13-15) [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 26 (s. 373); ref. 2630] Marabitanos, Brazil. Syntypes: NMW 47515-16 (1, 1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:70 [ref. 29155]. On p. 33 of separate. •Valid as Asterophysus batrachus Kner 1858 -- (Burgess 1989:242 [ref. 12860], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:472 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:70 [ref. 29155] dated 1857 Birindelli 2014:535 [ref. 33501], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:86 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Asterophysus batrachus Kner 1858. Auchenipteridae: Auchenipterinae. Distribution: Orinoco and Negro River basins: Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.