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tigrinum, Platystoma Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:10, Pl. 422 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9354 (mounted and stuffed). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:58 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:341 [ref. 29155]. The name tigrinum is maintained over its senior unused synonym truncatum. •Valid as Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum but may equal Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Linnaeus 1776). •Valid as Pseudoplatystoma tigrinus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Swarça et al. 2005:325 [ref. 28520], Buitrago-Suárez & Burr 2007:11 [ref. 29327], Ferraris 2007:341 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Loubens & Panfili 2000:13 [ref. 24465], Le Bail et al. 2000:106 [ref. 24549], Lasso et al. 2001:99 [ref. 25928], Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:441 [ref. 27061], Buitrago-Suárez 2006:118 [ref. 28917], Barriga S. 2014:114 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:172, 192 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento 2016:540 [ref. 34727], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:94 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (Valenciennes 1840). Pimelodidae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.