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pulcher, Elachocharax Myers [G. S.] 1927:115 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 68 (no. 3); ref. 3096] Caño de Quiribana, near Caicara, Venezuela. Holotype: CAS 44250 [ex IU 17676]. Paratypes: CAS-SU 18067 [ex IU 17677] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:24 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Elachocharax pulcher Myers 1927 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:8 [ref. 9708], Taphorn 1992:395 [ref. 23654], Buckup 1993:147 [ref. 20831], Buckup 1993:327 [ref. 26741], Buckup in Reis et al. 2003:92 [ref. 27061], Barriga Salazar 2014:106 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:185 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:35 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Elachocharax pulcher Myers 1927. Crenuchidae: Characidiinae. Distribution: Amazon and upper Orinoco River basins: Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.