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ovalis, Tetragonopterus Günther [A.] 1868:480 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 1 (no. 6) (art. 56); ref. 1992] Xeberos, Peru. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1867.6.13.87. Also published in Günther (Sept.) 1868:245 [ref. 5756]. •Valid as Moenkhausia ovalis (Günther 1868) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:9 [ref. 9708], Benine in Reis et al. 2003:149 [ref. 27061], Géry & Zarske 2004:42 [ref. 28287], Barriga Salazar 2014:108 [ref. 35745], see DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[10] [ref. 35679]). Current status: Valid as Moenkhausia ovalis (Günther 1868). Characidae: Stethaprioninae. Distribution: Upper Amazon River basin, Peru and Ecuador. Habitat: freshwater.