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Alestopetersius Hoedeman [J. J.] 1951:6 (in key) Masc. Petersius hilgendorfi Boulenger 1899. Type by monotypy. Paugy 1984:140 [ref. 6183] says dates to Hoedeman 1956 [ref. 6184], but probably can date to 1951 based on organization of key and Art. 68.3.1; all other species but one assigned to other subgenera. See also Hoedeman 1956:560 [ref. 6184]. •Synonym of Hemigrammopetersius Pellegrin 1926 -- (Géry 1977:42 [ref. 1597]). •Valid as Alestopetersius Hoedeman 1951 -- (Mirande 2009:6 [ref. 30267] in Alestidae, Mirande 2010:474 [ref. 31006], Oliveira et al. 2011:10 [ref. 31685], Mbimbi Mayi Munene & Stiassny 2012:59 [ref. 31766]). Current status: Valid as Alestopetersius Hoedeman 1951. Alestidae.