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cataphractus, Silurus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:307 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] America (in error). Lectotype: BMNH 1853.11.12.193. Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:213 [ref. 13434], Ferraris 2007:167 [ref. 29155]. Lectotype designated by Sabaj PĂ©rez 2014:126 [ref. 33305]. •Valid as Acanthodoras cataphractus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Burgess 1989:223 [ref. 12860], Le Bail et al. 2000:38 [ref. 24549], Diogo et al. 2004:187 [ref. 27881], Ferraris 2007:167 [ref. 29155], Birindelli 2014:536 [ref. 33501], Sabaj Pérez 2014:119 [ref. 33305], Sarmiento et al. 2014:190 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:87 [ref. 35633], Silvano et al. 2020:227 [ref. 38135] as cf. cataphractus). Current status: Valid as Acanthodoras cataphractus (Linnaeus 1758). Doradidae: Doradinae. Distribution: South America: Amazon River basin and coastal drainages of French Guiana and Suriname (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru and Suriname). Habitat: freshwater.