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y-ophorus, Leporinus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1922:233, Pl. 20 (fig. 4) [Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 9 (no. 1); ref. 1243] Barrigón, Río Meta, Orinoco System, Colombia. Holotype (unique): CAS 61680 [ex IU 15025]. Also appeared at same time in Eigenmann 1922:165 [ref. 12408]. Spelling y-ophorus apparently is not to be emended. •Valid as Leporinus y-ophorus Eigenmann 1922 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:12 [ref. 9708] as yophorus, Taphorn 1992:54 [ref. 23654] as yophorus, Johannes 1999:15 [ref. 24121], Géry 1999:105 [ref. 24139], Garavello & Britski in Reis et al. 2003:79 [ref. 27061] as yophorus, Sarmiento et al. 2014:183 [ref. 35004], Britski & Birindelli 2016:39 [ref. 34393] as yophorus, Burns et al. 2017:21 [ref. 35416] as yophorus, DoNascimiento et al. 2017:40 [ref. 35633], Urbano-Bonilla et al. 2018:84 [ref. 35773]). Current status: Valid as Leporinus y-ophorus Eigenmann 1922. Anostomidae. Distribution: Meta and Orinoco River basins: Colombia, Bolivia and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.