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abramoides, Astyanax Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909:21 [Annals of the Carnegie Museum v. 6 (no. 1); ref. 1222] Potaro River at Tumatumari, Guyana. Holotype: FMNH 52863 [ex CM 1028]. Paratypes: (169, CM and IU) ANSP 39088 (1); BMNH 1911.10.31.301-302 (2)/303-307 (5)/308-310 (3); CAS 38956-61 [ex IU 11727-11732] (9, 1, 5, 10, 1, 1); FMNH 6460-61 (5, 2), 52691-94 (10, 1, 1, 1), 52702 (3), 52963 (1), 53522-23 (10, 1), 69542 (19), 69620 (25); MCZ 30176-77 (2, 4); NMW 62781 (3); CAS-SU 21937-38 (5, 2); USNM 66272-73 (2, 5); 120395 (1); ZMA 101011 (2), 101036 (3). Type catalog: Henn 1928:60 [ref. 12305], Böhlke 1953:21-22 [ref. 12291], Nijssen et al. 1982:14 [ref. 19236], Böhlke 1984:42 [ref. 13621], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:12 [ref. 12367], Vari & Howe 1991:5 [ref. 19022]. •Valid as Astyanax abramoides Eigenmann 1909 -- (Géry et al. 1991:48 [ref. 21021], Géry et al. 1996:8 [ref. 22155], Planquette et al. 1996:246 [ref. 22818]). •Valid as Jupiaba abramoides (Eigenmann 1909) -- (Zanata 1997:120 [ref. 24112], Buckup in Reis et al. 2003:142 [ref. 27061], Zanata & Lima 2005:277 [ref. 28235], Pereira & Lucinda 2007:54 [ref. 29302], Netto-Ferreira et al. 2009:66 [ref. 30519], Zanata & Ohara 2009:514 [ref. 30674], Melo et al. 2016:133 [ref. 34701], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:61 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Jupiaba abramoides (Eigenmann 1909). Characidae: Characids incertae sedis. Distribution: Orinoco River basin and coastal drainages of the Guianas: French Guiana, Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, Colombia and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.