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Osphronemus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801:116 Masc. Osphronemus goramy Lacepède 1801. Type by subsequent designation. Type apparently designated by Bleeker 1879:16-17 [ref. 457], goramy in synonymy of olfax. Osphromenus is an unjustified emendation (e.g., by Günther 1861:382 [ref. 1964]). Genus description also appeared in Sonnini 1803:127 (vol. 8) [ref. 30473]. •Valid as Osphronemus Lacepède 1801 -- (Liem 1962:37 [ref. 20932], Jayaram 1981:385 [ref. 6497], Kottelat 1985:275 [ref. 11441], Vierke 1986:105 [ref. 36452], Vierke 1988:150 [ref. 36453], Kottelat 1989:20 [ref. 13605], Roberts 1989:177 [ref. 6439] as sole member of Osphronemidae, Roberts 1992:352 [ref. 14373], Roberts 1994:67 [ref. 22560], Britz 2001:316 [ref. 25717], Tan & Ng 2005:130 [ref. 28283], Tan 2013:323 [ref. 32497], Kottelat 2013:454 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2018:366 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Osphronemus Lacepède 1801. Osphronemidae: Osphroneminae.