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rousseauxii, Bagrus Castelnau [F. L.] 1855:32, Pl. 14 (fig. 1) [Animaux nouveaux or rares v. 2; ref. 766] Amazon River, Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9457 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:58 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819) -- (Le Bail et al. 2000:84 [ref. 24549]). •Valid as Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii (Castelnau 1855) -- (Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:435 [ref. 27061], Lundberg & Akama 2005:498 [ref. 28312], Batista & Alves-Gomes 2006:1 [ref. 28901], Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155], Barriga Salazar 2014:114 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:164, 192 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:92 [ref. 35633], Grant 2021:43 [ref. 38702]). Current status: Valid as Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii (Castelnau 1855). Pimelodidae. Distribution: South America: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.