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Brachyplatystoma Bleeker 1862 (catfish)

Osteichthyes - Ostariophysi - Pimelodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 251553

Parent taxon: Pimelodidae according to J. G. Lundberg and A. Akama 2005

Sister taxa: Phractocephalus, Pimelodella

Subtaxa: Brachyplatystoma promagdalena, Brachyplatystoma vaillanti

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore