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saxatilis, Sparus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:278 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Suriname. Lectotype: NRM 5583 (112 mm SL). Paralectotypes: BMNH 1853.11.12.24 [Gronovius coll.] (1, skin), NRM 5583 (1 of 2). Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:226 [ref. 13434], Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:254-255 [ref. 20707]. Lectotype selected by Ploeg 1986:49 [ref. 25183]. Ploeg 1986:50 [ref. 25183] restricted the type locality based on ZMA 106.502, but the Code does not provide for restricting the type locality in this way. •Valid as Crenicichla saxatilis (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Ploeg 1986:48 [ref. 25183], Kullander & Nijssen 1989 [ref. 14136], Ploeg 1991:54 [ref. 20196], Gómez & Chebez 1996:66 [ref. 23791], Keith et al. 2000:172 [ref. 24547], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:631 [ref. 27061], Phillip et al. 2013:22 [ref. 32896], Mattos et al. 2014:37 [ref. 33306], Melo et al. 2016:135 [ref. 34701], see DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[25] [ref. 35679], Varella et al. 2018:384 [ref. 35777]). Current status: Valid as Crenicichla saxatilis (Linnaeus 1758). Cichlidae: Cichlinae. Distribution: Atlantic coast drainages of northern South America: French Guiana, Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, Trinadad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.