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vermicularis, Plecostomus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1888:170, 171 [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 1 (pt 2); ref. 1249] Rio Parahyba; Rio Janeiro; Mendez; Macacos and Goi├ís, Brazil. Syntypes: (orig. 37) BMNH 1904.1.28.4-5 [ex MCZ] (2); MCZ 7814 (1), 7848-51 (12+1+4+1), 7857 (1), 91352 (12); NMW 44279 (1); USNM 123010 [ex MCZ 7850] (3). Type catalog: Ferraris & Vari 1992:31 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:262 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Hypostomus vermicularis (Eigenmann & Eigenmann 1888) -- (Isbrücker 1980:37 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:433 [ref. 12860], Isbrücker 2001:28, 31 [ref. 25653], Isbrücker 2002:20 [ref. 27178], Weber in Reis et al. 2003:364 [ref. 27061], Armbruster 2004:80 [ref. 27644], Ferraris 2007:262 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Hypostomus vermicularis (Eigenmann & Eigenmann 1888). Loricariidae: Hypostominae. Distribution: Coastal drainages of eastern Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.