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carpophaga, Chalceus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850:252 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 22; ref. 1014] Essequibo River, Guyana [in error, probably from the Amacuro River system, Guyana]. Lectotype: MNHN A-9832. Paralectotypes: MNHN 0098 (1), A-8615 (1). Type catalog: Bertin 1948:15 [ref. 19577]. Lectotype selected by Géry & Mahnert 1992:816 [ref. 27146]. MNHN A-8615 is apparently not this species (Géry & Mahnert 1992:816 [ref. 27146], Lima 2017:88 [ref. 35071]). •Valid as Brycon carpophaga (Valenciennes 1850) -- (Howes 1982:15 [ref. 14201] as carpophagus, Géry & Mahnert 1992:816 [ref. 27146] as carpophagus). •Synonym of Brycon amazonicus (Agassiz 1829) -- (Lima in Reis et al. 2003:175 [ref. 27061], Lima 2017:112 [ref. 35071] as Spix & Agassiz). Current status: Synonym of Brycon amazonicus (Agassiz 1829). Bryconidae: Bryconinae. Habitat: freshwater.


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