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vanheurni, Rhombatractus Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1922:299 [Fishes Indo-Australian Archipelago v. 4; ref. 4598] Prauwenbivak, Idenburg [now Taritatu] River, Papua New Guinea. Syntypes: CSIRO B 1201 (5), B 1204 [ex ZMA 103167] (6); NMBA 3101 [ex ZMA] (1); RMNH 23212-13 [ex ZMA] (4, 2); CAS-SU (5, missing or not received); WAM P.26785-001 [ex ZMA 103138] (4); ZMA 103046 (27), 103137 (1), 103138 (20, now 16), 103162 (7), 103166 (11), 103167 (now 0). Type catalog: Hoedeman 1960:217 [ref. 19258] but wrongly with a holotype, Nijssen et al. 1982:78 [ref. 19236], Kottelat & Sutter 1988:56 [ref. 13796], Hutchins & Smith 1991:13 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:14 [ref. 30117] with paralectotypes. •Valid as Melanotaenia vanheurni (Weber & de Beaufort 1922) -- (Roberts 1978:48 [ref. 8886] as cf. vanheurni, Allen 1991:96 [ref. 21090], Allen & Renyaan 1998:79 [ref. 23585]). Current status: Valid as Melanotaenia vanheurni (Weber & de Beaufort 1922). Melanotaeniidae. Distribution: Papua New Guinea. Habitat: freshwater.