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Species related to Brachyplatystoma vaillantii: [ 5 ] records


reticulatus, Bagrus Kner [R.] 1858:376 [6], Pl. 1 (fig. 1) [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 26 (s. 373); ref. 2630] Salto Theotonio, at Rio Araguay, Forte do Rio branco and Rio Madeira, Brazil. Syntypes: at NMW. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155] with a holotype. On p. 6 of separate. •Synonym of Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:435 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155], Grant 2021:48 [ref. 38702] with question). Current status: Synonym of Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840). Pimelodidae. Habitat: freshwater.

piramuta, Bagrus Kner [R.] 1858:382 [12] [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 26 (s. 373); ref. 2630] Manaus, Brazil; Borba Rio Madeira, Brazil. Syntypes: at NMW. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155]. On p. 12 of separate. •Valid as Piramutana piramuta (Kner 1858) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:15 [ref. 9708], Burgess 1989:281 [ref. 12860] but may equal Brachyplatystoma vaillanti). •Synonym of Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:435 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155], Grant 2021:48 [ref. 38702]). Current status: Synonym of Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840). Pimelodidae. Habitat: freshwater.

parnahybae, Brachyplatystoma Steindachner [F.] 1908:126 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 45 (no. 9) (for 11 Mar. 1908); ref. 18803] Rio Parnahyba, Brazil. Holotype (unique): NMW. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Brachyplatystoma parnahybae Steindachner 1908 -- (Burgess 1989:282 [ref. 12860]). •Synonym of Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:435 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155], Grant 2021:48 [ref. 38702]). Current status: Synonym of Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840). Pimelodidae. Habitat: freshwater.

vaillantii, Platystoma Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:21, Pl. 423 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] Cayenne, French Guiana; Suriname; Colombia. Syntypes: MNHN B-0158 (1) Suriname or Cayenne, B-0159 (1) Suriname. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:57 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155]. See Silurus vaillantii Cuvier 1816. •Valid as Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Burgess 1989:282 [ref. 12860] as vaillanti, Cervigón 1992:379 [ref. 23827], Le Bail et al. 2000:88 [ref. 24549], Camargo & Isaac 2001:145 [ref. 27639], Ferraris 2003:857 [ref. 26999], Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:435 [ref. 27061], Lundberg & Akama 2005:498 [ref. 28312], Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155], Barriga Salazar 2014:114 [ref. 35745], Ramos et al. 2014:4 [ref. 35321], Sarmiento et al. 2014:164, 192 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:92 [ref. 35633], Marceniuk et al. 2017:39 [ref. 35324], Urbano-Bonilla et al. 2018:80 [ref. 35773], Grant 2021:48 [ref. 38702], Meza-Vargas et al. 2021:23 [ref. 39298]). Current status: Valid as Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840). Pimelodidae. Distribution: South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins and major rivers of Guianas and northeastern Brazil (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela). Habitat: freshwater.

dawall, Hypophthalmus Röhl [E.] 1942:385 [Fauna descriptiva de Venezuela; ref. 20992] •Refers to Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840) -- (J. Lundberg, 2/04/2015, not available, no description except massive size). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes 1840). Pimelodidae.


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