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tigrinus, Merodontotus Britski [H. A.] 1981:110, Figs. 1-2 [Papéis Avulsos do Departamento de Zoologia, Secretaria da Agricultura, São Paulo v. 34 (no. 7); ref. 645] Cachoeira do Teotônio, Rio Madeira, Território de Rondônia, Brazil. Holotype: MZUSP 14004. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Merodontotus tigrinus Britski 1981 -- (Burgess 1989:282 [ref. 12860], Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:438 [ref. 27061]). •Valid as Brachyplatystoma tigrinum (Britski 1981) -- (Lundberg & Akama 2005:498 [ref. 28312], 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 2021:46 [ref. 38702]). Current status: Valid as Brachyplatystoma tigrinum (Britski 1981). Pimelodidae. Distribution: South America: Amazon River basin (Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and Peru). Habitat: freshwater.