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moralesi, Leporinus Fowler [H. W.] 1942:218, Fig. 42 [Boletim Museum del Historia Natural, Javier Prado, Lima, University San Marcos ano 6 (no. 21); ref. 19671] Amazon River at Rio Iça, Lago Alexo, Brazil. Syntypes: NMW 68348 (1), 77721 (1), 90608 [or 90680] (2). Original not seen. Also described as new in Fowler 1945:128 [ref. 20664]. Replacement name for Leporinus muelleri Steindachner 1876, preoccupied by Leporinus muelleri Günther 1859. •Valid as Leporinus moralesi Fowler 1942 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:12 [ref. 9708], Garavello & Britski in Reis et al. 2003:76 [ref. 27061], Birindelli et al. 2013:238 [ref. 32781], Barriga S. 2014:105 [ref. 35745] and cf. moralesi, DoNascimiento et al. 2017:40 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Leporinus moralesi Fowler 1942. Anostomidae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru. Habitat: freshwater.