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dentatus, Auchenipterus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:210 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] Near Paramaribo, Suriname. Holotype (unique): MNHN B-0592 [ex RMNH]. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:16 [ref. 19575], Royero & Hureau 1996:370 [ref. 22752], Ferraris 2007:72 [ref. 29155]. For information on type and locality see Boeseman 1972:295 [ref. 19698] and Ferraris & Vari 1999:423 [ref. 23953]. •Synonym of Auchenipterus nuchalis (Spix & Agassiz 1829) -- (authors). •Valid as Auchenipterus dentatus Valenciennes 1840 -- (Ferraris & Vari 1999:419 [ref. 23953], Le Bail et al. 2000:60 [ref. 24549], Diogo et al. 2003:398 [ref. 27439], Ferraris 2007:72 [ref. 29155], Calegari et al. 2019:[96] [ref. 36961]). Current status: Valid as Auchenipterus dentatus Valenciennes 1840. Auchenipteridae: Auchenipterinae. Distribution: Northern coastal rivers of the Guianas; Corantijn, Suriname, Arataye, Sinnamary and Oyapock rivers: French Guiana and Suriname. Habitat: freshwater.