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microlepis, Paragoniates Steindachner [F.] 1877:591 [33] [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 74 (1. Abth.); ref. 4224] Brooks near Rio de Janeiro, Rio dos Macacos, probably at Macacu, ca. 22°26'S, 42°49'W, Brazil. Lectotype: NMW 56534. Paralectotypes: (several) NMW 56534:1 (1). On p. 33 of separate. Lectotype apparently selected by Menezes & Weitzman 2009:364 [ref. 30495]. •Valid as Paragoniates microlepis Steindachner 1877 -- (Menezes & Weitzman 1990:386 [ref. 16172]). •Valid as Mimagoniates microlepis (Steindachner 1877) -- (Weitzman et al. 1996:186 [ref. 24771], Weitzman et al. 1996:201 [ref. 24773], Malabarba & Weitzman 1999:422 [ref. 24417], Malabarba & Weitzman 2000:279 [ref. 24413], López et al. 2002:59 [ref. 26808], Weitzman in Reis et al. 2003:226 [ref. 27061] dated 1876, Menezes et al. 2008:38 [ref. 31161], Menezes & Weitzman 2009:355 [ref. 30495], Mantinian & Miquelarena 2010:416 [ref. 30959], Azpelicueta & Koerber 2012:784 [ref. 32131], Thomaz et al. 2015: Add. 5 [ref. 33893], Bertaco et al. 2016:414 [ref. 34561], Petry et al. 2016:302 [ref. 34966]). Current status: Valid as Mimagoniates microlepis (Steindachner 1877). Characidae: Stevardiinae. Distribution: Coastal areas, southern Bahia to northern Rio Grande do Sul states and adjacent basins, Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.