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cuvieri, Orestias Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846:225, Pl. 532 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 18; ref. 1011] Lake Titicaca, Peru. Syntypes: MNHN A-9593 (1), ZMB 3487 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:24 [ref. 19576], Paepke & Seegers 1986:170 [ref. 19981]. Appeared first in Valenciennes 1839:118 [ref. 17870] without distinguishing features. Extinct -- (Lazara 2001:235 [ref. 25711]). •Valid as Orestias cuvieri Valenciennes 1846 -- (Parenti 1984:167 [ref. 5359], Ortega & Vari 1986:19 [ref. 9708], Lazara 2001:235 [ref. 25711], Costa in Reis et al. 2003:551 [ref. 27061], Sarmiento et al. 2014:187 [ref. 35004], Esmaeili et al. 2018:18 [ref. 36738]). Current status: Valid as Orestias cuvieri Valenciennes 1846. Cyprinodontidae: Orestiinae. Distribution: Lake Titicaca: Bolivia and Peru. Habitat: freshwater.