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leichardti, Scleropages Günther [A.] 1864:196 [2], Pl. 7 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 3) v. 14 (no. 81) (art. 21); ref. 1978] Fitzroy River, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1846.8.27.4. On p. 2 of separate. See Berra 1989 [ref. 13530] for spelling of specific name (Leichhardt), but the spelling above is used in text and on plate and probably should be used. See Pusey et al. 2016:75 et seq. for locality correction. •Valid as Scleropages leichardti Günther 1864 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:103 [ref. 12442], Kottelat et al. 1993:3 [ref. 23448], Unmack 2001:1060 [ref. 25797], Allen et al. 2002:58 [ref. 25930], Pouyaud et al. 2003:293 [ref. 27527], Allen et al. 2006:218 [ref. 29004] as leichhardti, Roberts 2012:114 [ref. 31952], Pusey et al. 2016:75 et seq. [ref. 34798]). •Possibly the same as Scleropages jardinii (Saville-Kent 1892) -- (Pusey st al. 2016:75 [ref. 34798]). Current status: Valid as Scleropages leichardti Günther 1864. Osteoglossidae. Distribution: Australia. Habitat: freshwater.