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multisquamata, Melanotaenia Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1922:290 [Fishes Indo-Australian Archipelago v. 4; ref. 4598] Idenburg River, northern New Guinea. Syntypes: CSIRO B 1198 [ex Mar. Lab. Sydney and ZMA 103048] (now 3); RMNH 23212 (4); CAS-SU (5, missing); ZMA 103048 (now 24), 114469 (1). Type catalog: Hoedeman 1960:213 [ref. 19258], Nijssen et al. 1982:74 [ref. 19236]. Lectotype established by Hoedeman 1960:213 [ref. 19258] by use of holotype. The ending lepis is feminine, so the name should be Glossolepis multisquamata. •Valid as Glossolepis multisquamatus (Weber & de Beaufort 1922) -- (Allen & Cross 1982:97 [ref. 6251], Allen & Coates 1990:74 [ref. 25561], Allen 1991:80 [ref. 21090], Allen et al. 1992:300 [ref. 21400], Allen & Renyaan 1998:74 [ref. 23585], Allen 2001:772 [ref. 25760], Graf & Ohee 2009:502 [ref. 30719]). Current status: Valid as Glossolepis multisquamata (Weber & de Beaufort 1922). Melanotaeniidae. Distribution: Lower Sepik River basin, northern New Guinea. Habitat: freshwater.