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insigne, Pimelodus Richardson [J.] 1836:132 [Fauna Boreali-Americana Part 3; ref. 3731] Vicinity of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-3053. Type catalog: Gilbert 1998:216 [ref. 23395], Ferraris 2007:213 [ref. 29155]. Available from reference to "Pimelodus ... insigne (livrée, Le Sueur)" [= Pimelodon livrée Lesueur 1819:155 [ref. 12573]; Lesueur specimen sent to Paris and described by Valenciennes as Pimelodus lemniscatus]. •Valid as Noturus insignis (Richardson 1836) -- (Taylor 1969:83 [ref. 6555], Lee et al. 1980:461 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:88 [ref. 22186], Burgess 1989:34 [ref. 12860], McAllister 1990:68 [ref. 14674], Burkhead & Jenkins 1991:369 [ref. 21804], Page & Burr 1991:202 [ref. 18983], Etnier & Starnes 1993:320 [ref. 22809], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:557 [ref. 21581], Stauffer et al. 1995:219 [ref. 23376], Gilbert 1998:216 [ref. 23395], Scott & Crossman 1998:viii [ref. 24570], Fuller et al. 1999:205 [ref. 25838], Nelson et al. 2004:82 [ref. 27807], Bailey et al. 2004:133 [ref. 27882], Scharpf 2006:17 [ref. 30386] with subspecies, Ferraris 2007:213 [ref. 29155], Page & Burr 2011:356 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:84 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Noturus insignis (Richardson 1836). Ictaluridae. Distribution: Eastern U.S.A.: Atlantic coastal rivers from New York to Georgia; introduced elsewhere. Habitat: freshwater.