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Rhamphichthys Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] in Müller 1846:194 Masc. Gymnotus rostratus Linnaeus 1766. Type by monotypy. Appeared in footnote as Ramphichthys, corrected to Rhamphichthys by Müller & Troschel 1849:640 [ref. 3072]; Rhamphichthys in prevailing usage. Appeared first in 1846 as above, then in Müller & Troschel 1949:640 [ref. 3072] and 1849:15 [ref. 3073]. •Valid as Rhamphichthys Müller & Troschel 1846 (often dated to 1849 by authors) -- (see Mago-Leccia 1978:14 [ref. 5489], Triques 1993:123 [ref. 22107], Mago-Leccia 1994:40 [ref. 21320], Albert & Campos-da-Paz 1998:425 [ref. 23853], Britski et al. 1999:86 [ref. 24147], Triques 1999:1 [ref. 24281], Albert 2001:56 [ref. 25614], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:492 [ref. 27061], Carvalho et al. 2011:400 [ref. 31553], de Santana & Crampton 2011:1155 [ref. 31643], Carvalho & Albert 2015:34 [ref. 33681], Tagliacollo et al. 2016:27 [ref. 34087] in Rhamphichthyinae, Bertaco et al. 2016:422 [ref. 34561], Ferraris et al. 2017:[27] [ref. 35236]). Current status: Valid as Rhamphichthys Müller & Troschel 1846. Rhamphichthyidae.