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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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riddlei, Hemigrammus Meek [S. E.] in Eigenmann & Ogle 1907:11, 13 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 33 (no. 1556); ref. 1266] Appeared in key but not in text or in list of new taxa on p. 2; footnote says, "Based on specimens collected by Dr. O. Riddle at Los Castillas, on the Orinoco, and now in the collections of the Field Museum of Natural History." On p. 12 it is stated that Hemigrammus contains 19 species, but the key contains 20. Apparently left in proofing; and apparently described as Holopristes riddlei on p. 11. Types missing -- (Ibarra & Stewart 1987:45 [ref. 12367]). See Holopristes riddlei. •In the synonymy of Pristella maxillaris (Ulrey 1894) -- (Malabarba in Reis et al. 2003:154 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Pristella maxillaris (Ulrey 1894). Characidae: Stethaprioninae.