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Species related to Brachyplatystoma filamentosum: [ 5 ] records


piraaiba, Piratinga Goeldi [E. A.] 1898:464, 477, Pl. (fig. 4) [Boletim do Museu Paraense de Historia Natural e Ethnographia v. 2 (no. 4, art. 3) (for 1897-1898); ref. 1826] Pará, Brazil. Holotype: Whereabouts unknown. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155]. Original as pirá-aïba; no description but available from plate caption. •Synonym of Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819) -- (Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:434 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155], Grant 2021:32 [ref. 38702]). Current status: Synonym of Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819). Pimelodidae. Habitat: freshwater.

goeldii, Brachyplatystoma Eigenmann [C. H.] & Bean [B. A.] 1907:661, Fig. 1 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 31 (no. 1503); ref. 1247] Amazon River, Brazil. Holotype (unique): USNM 52561. Type catalog: Ferraris & Vari 1992:32 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819) -- (Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:435 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155], Grant 2021:32 [ref. 38702]). Current status: Synonym of Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819). Pimelodidae. Habitat: freshwater.

affine, Platystoma Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:24 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Holotype: MNHN A-9360 (mounted). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:57 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155] Based on one specimen and literature source. •Synonym of Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819) -- (Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:434 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155], Grant 2021:32 [ref. 38702]). Current status: Synonym of Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819). Pimelodidae. Habitat: freshwater.

gigas, Platystoma Günther [A.] 1872:450 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 10 (no. 60) (art. 66); ref. 18193] Río Huallaga, Amazon system, Peru. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1872.12.3.1 (stuffed). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155]. The original number for the holotype may have been 1872.12.3.1; it was recataloged in 2005. •Valid as Sorubimichthys gigas (Günther 1872) -- (Burgess 1989:282 [ref. 12860]). •Synonym of Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819) -- (Burgess & Finley 1996:166 [ref. 22901], Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:434 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155], Grant 2021:32 [ref. 38702]). Current status: Synonym of Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819). Pimelodidae. Habitat: freshwater.

filamentosus, Pimelodus Lichtenstein [M. H. C.] 1819:60 [Zoologisches Magazin (Wiedemann) 1819, v. 1 (pt 3); ref. 17526] Brazil. Syntypes: ZMB 2973 (1, poor condition). Type catalog: Silfvergrip & Paepke 1997:169 [ref. 24006] with a holotype, Ferraris 2007:330 [ref. 29155] with a holotype. Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:434 [ref. 27061] regard ZMB 2973 as the holotype. •Valid as Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:14 [ref. 9708], Burgess 1989:282 [ref. 12860], Cervigón 1992:379 [ref. 23827], Gómez & Chebez 1996:60 [ref. 23791], Le Bail et al. 2000:84 [ref. 24549], Camargo & Isaac 2001:145 [ref. 27639], Ferraris 2003:857 [ref. 26999], Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:434 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:60 [ref. 27366], Menni 2004:83 [ref. 28131], Lundberg & Akama 2005:498 [ref. 28312], Barriga Salazar 2014:114 [ref. 35745], Ramos et al. 2014:4 [ref. 35321], Sarmiento et al. 2014:164, 192 [ref. 35004], Mirande & Koerber 2015:33 [ref. 35117], Melo et al. 2016:134 [ref. 34701], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:92 [ref. 35633], Silvano et al. 2020:282 [ref. 38135], Grant 2021:32 [ref. 38702], Meza-Vargas et al. 2021:23 [ref. 39298]). Current status: Valid as Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein 1819). Pimelodidae. Distribution: South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins and major rivers of Guianas and northeastern Brazil (?Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela). Habitat: freshwater.


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