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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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modestus, Curimatorbis Fernández-Yépez [A.] (ex Amaral Campos) 1948:43, Fig. 21 [Boletin Taxonómico del Laboratorio de Pesquería de Caiguire, Venezuela No. 1; ref. 1316] Near Bauru, Rio Batalha, tributary of Rio Tietê, Estado de São Paulo, Brazil. Holotype: CAS 20299. Paratypes: MZUSP 1350 (1), 5250-51 (1, 1). Type catalog: Oyakawa 1996:460 [ref. 23140]. Locality and authorship corrected by Britski 1969:201, 203 [ref. 12401]. •Valid as Cyphocharax modestus (Fernández-Yépez 1948) -- (Vari 1992:82 [ref. 19020], Vari in Reis et al. 2003:56 [ref. 27061], Melo 2017:118 [ref. 35213], Koerber et al. 2017:14 [ref. 35267], Bortolo et al. 2018:350 [ref. 36016]). Current status: Valid as Cyphocharax modestus (Fernández-Yépez 1948). Curimatidae. Distribution: Upper Paraná River basin and Paraguay River above Sete Quedas Falls: Brazil and Paraguay. Habitat: freshwater.