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ilisha, Lonchogenys Myers [G. S.] 1927:122 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 68 (no. 3); ref. 3096] Sandbank on the Colombian border, Rio Negro, Brazil. Holotype: CAS 61719 [ex IU 17696a]. Paratypes: CAS 61713 [ex IU 17696] (3), CAS-SU 18074 [ex IU 17696] (1), MCZ 31574 (2). Additional original material: CAS-SU 18072-73 (6, 2), 18075-74 (4, 1), and 21 other CAS-SU lots. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:25 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Lonchogenys ilisha Myers 1927 -- (Chang & Ortega 1995:3 [ref. 24302], Lucena & Menezes in Reis et al. 2003:203 [ref. 27061], Mirande 2010:490 [ref. 31006], Mattox et al. 2014:355 [ref. 33387], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:46 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Lonchogenys ilisha Myers 1927. Acestrorhynchidae: Heterocharacinae. Distribution: Amazon and Orinoco river basins: Brazil and Colombia. Habitat: freshwater.