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westermanni, Pimelodus Lütken [C. F.] (ex Reinhardt) 1874:33 [5] [Oversigt over det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger og dets Medlemmers Arbeider (Kjøbenhavn) 1874 (no. 1); ref. 2855] Rio das Velhas, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Syntypes: ZMUC 258-259 (2); ZMB 9174 (1). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:50 [ref. 9588], Silfvergrip & Paepke 1997:171 [ref. 24006], Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155]. On p. 5 of separate. Also described in Lütken 1875:167 (and p. VI of summary), Pls. 2 (fig. 4), 3 (fig. 4a-b) [ref. 19674]. •Valid as Iheringichthys westermanni (Lütken 1874) -- (Gómez & Chebez 1996:58 [ref. 23791], Menni 2004:83 [ref. 28131]). •Valid as Bergiaria westermanni (Lütken 1874) -- (Burgess 1989:281 [ref. 12860], Britski 2001:20 [ref. 26046], Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:434 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:58 [ref. 27366], Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155], Azpelicueta & Britski 2012:50 [ref. 31850], Mirande & Koerber 2015:33 [ref. 35117], Nión et al. 2016:33 [ref. 35565], see DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[24] [ref. 35679]). Current status: Valid as Bergiaria westermanni (Lütken 1874). Pimelodidae. Distribution: Das Velas River basin in São Francisco River drainage and River de la Plata: ?Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.