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petersi, Potamorrhaphis Collette [B. B.] 1974:34, Figs. 1-2 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 87 (no. 5); ref. 7496] Laguna Coco northeast of Puerto Inírida, pool near junction of Río Guaviare and Río Inírida, Colombia. Holotype: USNM 210546. Paratypes: AMNH 9619 (1); CAS 27587 (1); MBUCV-V-6132 (1); MNHN 1887-0655 and 0656 (2); USNM 210547 (1), 210861 (1). Type catalog: Collette et al. 1992:4 [ref. 19410], Collette et al. 1997:9 [ref. 22813], Provenzano et al. 1998:14 [ref. 24196]. •Valid as Potamorrhaphis petersi Collette 1974 -- (Collette 1982:722 [ref. 5467], Keith et al. 2000:28 [ref. 24547], Lovejoy & de Araújo 2000:261 [ref. 31786], Lovejoy & Collette 2001:329 [ref. 25232], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:587 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:5 [ref. 27306], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:67 [ref. 27192] with genus as Potamorraphis, Sant'Anna et al. 2012:668 [ref. 32360], Sarmiento et al. 2014:33 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:100 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Potamorrhaphis petersi Collette 1974. Belonidae. Distribution: Upper Orinoco and Negro River basins: Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.