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meleagris, Plecostomus Marini [T. L.], Nichols [J. T.] & LaMonte [F. R.] 1933:4 [American Museum Novitates No. 618; ref. 2889] Southeastern Brazil. Holotype: AMNH 12246. Paratypes: AMNH 12249 (orig. 6, now 4), MZUSP (1), MACN Buenos Aires(1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:256 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Hypostomus meleagris (Marini, Nichols & LaMonte 1933) -- (Isbrücker 1980:27 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:431 [ref. 12860], Isbrücker 2001:28, 31 [ref. 25653], Isbrücker 2002:19 [ref. 27178], Weber in Reis et al. 2003:360 [ref. 27061], Armbruster 2004:79 [ref. 27644], Ferraris 2007:256 [ref. 29155], Zawadzki et al. 2012:246 [ref. 32031], Koerber et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35267], Zawadzki et al. 2019:[11] [ref. 37170]). Current status: Valid as Hypostomus meleagris (Marini, Nichols & LaMonte 1933). Loricariidae: Hypostominae. Distribution: Upper and middle ParanĂ¡ River basin: Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Habitat: freshwater.