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alpinus, Mesites Jenyns [L.] 1842:121 [The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Beagle; ref. 2344] Hardy Peninsula, Tierra del Fuego. Syntypes: BMNH 1905.4.18.1 (1), 1917.7.14.10 (1). •Valid as Mesites alpinus with wrong author -- (Pequeño 1989:29 [ref. 14125]). •Questionably valid as Galaxias alpinus (Jenyns 1842) -- (Dyer 2000:84 [ref. 26678]). •Synonym of Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns 1842) -- (McDowall & Frankenberg 1981:532 [ref. 5500], Berra in Reis et al. 2003:504 [ref. 27061], Mirande & Koerber 2015:49 [ref. 35117]). Current status: Synonym of Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns 1842). Galaxiidae: Galaxiinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.