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capapretum, Brachyplatystoma Lundberg [J. G.] & Akama [A.] 2005:501, Figs. 1, 2, 8 [Copeia 2005 (no. 3); ref. 28312] Rio Tefé sand beach, Lago Mucura, Supiã-Pucu, Tefé, 3°22'S, 64°43'W, Amazonas State, Brazil. Holotype: MZUSP 78481. Paratypes: ANSP 178101 (1), 179218 (1), 179758 (1), 180484 (1); INPA 10302 (2); MZUSP 55516 (2), 78478 [ex MZUSP 5634] (1). Plus many non-type specimens. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Brachyplatystoma capapretum Lundberg & Akama 2005 -- (Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155], see DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[24] [ref. 35679], Silvano et al. 2020:281 [ref. 38135], Grant 2021:27 [ref. 38702]). Current status: Valid as Brachyplatystoma capapretum Lundberg & Akama 2005. Pimelodidae. Distribution: South America: widespread in the Amazon River basin (Brazil and Peru). Habitat: freshwater.