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metallicus, Girardinus Poey [F.] 1854:387, 391, Pl. 31 (figs. 8-11) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 1; ref. 3497] Havana and Güines, Cuba. Syntypes and/or Poey specimens: ANSP 6971 (1); MCZ 6407 (11); USNM 652 (7, not found). 120263 [ex MCZ 6407] (4), 37422 (4), 37481 (2), 130031 (3). Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:178 [ref. 22926], Böhlke 1984:144 [ref. 13621], Parenti et al. 1999:10 [ref. 24072], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:5 [ref. 35177]. •Valid as Girardinus metallicus Poey 1854 -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:112 [ref. 7067], Lee et al. 1983:24 [ref. 22527], Parenti et al. 1999:10 [ref. 24072], Ghedotti 2000:38 [ref. 27228], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:561 [ref. 27061], Lucinda & Reis 2005:42 [ref. 29205], Meyer 2015:118 [ref. 34698], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:5 [ref. 35177]). Current status: Valid as Girardinus metallicus Poey 1854. Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae. Distribution: Cuba. Habitat: freshwater.