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amates, Poecilia Miller [N.] 1907:108, Fig. 1 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 23 (art. 2); ref. 15160] Pond and its outlet, an affluent of Río Montagua, Guatemala. Holotype: CAS 22554 [ex IU 11375]. Paratypes: CAS 22554 [ex IU 11375] (114, incl. holotype), FMNH 56168 (6), ?NMW 84425 (1), UMMZ 65220 [ex IU 11375] (6), USNM 73924 (7). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:67 [ref. 12367], Parenti et al. 1999:14 [ref. 24072]. •Valid as Phallichthys amates (Miller 1907) -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:140 [ref. 7067], Villa 1982:132 [ref. 36708], Bussing 1987:141 [ref. 22927], Bussing 1998:213 [ref. 24179], Parenti et al. 1999:14 [ref. 24072], Ghedotti 2000:38 [ref. 27228], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:565 [ref. 27061], Lucinda & Reis 2005:42 [ref. 29205], Matamoros et al. 2009:14 [ref. 31241], Angulo et al. 2013:996 [ref. 33194], Meyer 2015:169 [ref. 34698], Huber 2019:85 [ref. 36941]). Current status: Valid as Phallichthys amates (Miller 1907). Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae. Distribution: Atlantic slope of Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica and western Panama. Habitat: freshwater.