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vintoni, Characidium Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909:36 [Annals of the Carnegie Museum v. 6 (no. 1); ref. 1222] Shrimp Creek, Guyana. Holotype: FMNH 52756 [ex CM 1142]. Paratypes: (52, CM and IU) BMNH 1911.10.31.163-164 (2); CAS 60249 [ex IU 11674] (9, now 7, 2 c&s); FMNH 7312 (2), 69541 (11), 72628 (10); MCZ 29934 (2); CAS-SU 21909 (2), 21779 (2); USNM 288086 (orig. 2, now 1, c&s); ZMA 100258 (1). Type catalog: Henn 1928:56 [ref. 12305], Böhlke 1953:23 [ref. 12291], Nijssen et al. 1982:16 [ref. 19236], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:22 [ref. 12367], Vari & Howe 1991:12 [ref. 19022]. Named after a woman so mandatory change to vintonae (ICZN Art. 31.1.2). •Valid as Ammocryptocharax vintonae (Eigenmann 1909) -- (Buckup 1993:112 [ref. 20831], Buckup 1993:327 [ref. 26741], Buckup in Reis et al. 2003:88 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Valid as Ammocryptocharax vintonae (Eigenmann 1909). Crenuchidae: Characidiinae. Distribution: Potaro River, Mazaruni River, and Uiaren River: Guyana and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.