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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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flammeus, Hyphessobrycon Myers [G. S.] 1924:330, Fig. [The Fish Culturist v. 4 (no. 3); ref. 15459] Original stock form near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Syntypes: USNM 92969 (2) [Aquarium bred]. Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:26 [ref. 19022]. Also appeared in Myers 1925:97-99 [ref. 30479]. •Valid as Hyphessobrycon flammeus Myers 1924 -- (Lima & Costa 2001:237 [ref. 25700], Lima & Malabarba in Reis et al. 2003:136 [ref. 27061], Carvalho et al. 2014:248 [ref. 33371], Teixeira et al. 2016:474 [ref. 34088]). Current status: Valid as Hyphessobrycon flammeus Myers 1924. Characidae: Stethaprioninae. Distribution: Coastal rivers of Rio de Janeiro State and Paraíba do Sul River basin, São Paulo State, Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.