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venezuelae, Cyrtocharax magdalenae Schultz [L. P.] 1944:298, Fig. 37 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 95 (no. 3181); ref. 3960] Río Negro below mouth of Río Yasa, Lake Maracaibo basin, Venezuela. Holotype: USNM 121390. Paratypes: USNM: 121391 (orig. 2, now 1), 121392-93 (1, 5), 121394 (orig. 4, now 3), 121395 (orig. 4, now 3), 121397-98 (2, 7); RMNH [ex USNM 121391] (1); ZMA 110436 (1) and 110438 (1) [ex USNM 121394]; MCZ 37303 [ex USNM 121395] (1); UMMZ 145027 [ex USNM 121396] (2). Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:17 [ref. 19236], Vari & Howe 1991:20 [ref. 19022]. •Valid as Cynopotamus venezuelae (Schultz 1944) -- (Menezes 1976:34 [ref. 7073], Lucena & Menezes in Reis et al. 2003:203 [ref. 27061], Menezes 2007:60 [ref. 29297], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:47 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Cynopotamus venezuelae (Schultz 1944). Characidae: Characinae. Distribution: Lake Maracaibo basin, Venezuela and Colombia. Habitat: freshwater.