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giton, Astyanax Eigenmann [C. H.] 1908:97 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 52 (no. 6); ref. 1221] Paraíba River, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. Lectotype: MCZ 20936. Paralectotypes: CAS 42482 [ex IU 15266] (1). •Valid as Astyanax giton Eigenmann 1908 -- (Azpelicueta & Garcia 2000:252 [ref. 25142], de Melo 2001:5 [ref. 27458], Buckup in Reis et al. 2003:109 [ref. 27061], Vari & Castro 2007:159 [ref. 29039], Mirande et al. 2007:37 [ref. 29333]). Current status: Valid as Astyanax giton Eigenmann 1908. Characidae: Stethaprioninae. Distribution: Paraíba River, Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.