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desmotes, Leporinus Fowler [H. W.] 1914:239, Fig. 5 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 66; ref. 1390] Rupununi River, Guyana, about 2°-3°N, 50°20'W. Holotype: ANSP 39324. Paratypes: ANSP 39325-27 (3). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:19 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Leporinus desmotes Fowler 1914 -- (Santos & Jégu 1990:169 [ref. 20180], Santos & Jégu 1996:163 [ref. 23717], Britski 1997:37 [ref. 24113], Géry 1999:105 [ref. 24139], Garavello & Britski in Reis et al. 2003:75 [ref. 27061], Birindelli & Britski 2009:8 [ref. 30144], Britski et al. 2012:458 [ref. 32317], Sarmiento et al. 2014:183 [ref. 35004], Britski & Birindelli 2016:37 [ref. 34393], Burns et al. 2017:19 [ref. 35416], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[3] [ref. 35679]). Current status: Valid as Leporinus desmotes Fowler 1914. Anostomidae. Distribution: Essequibo and Tocantins River basins: Guyana and Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.