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colifax, Aphyocharax Taphorn [D. C.] & Thomerson [J. E.] 1991:113, Fig. 1 [Revista Unellez de Ciencia y Tecnologia v. 4 (nos 1-2) [1986]; ref. 19015] Middle Río Oris, tributary of Río Paraguá, Campamento Turumbán, Bolivar State, Heres District, Venezuela, about 6°18'N, 63°54'W. Holotype: MCNG 17127. Paratypes: FMNH 97153 (4); MBUCV-V-17003 (4); MCNG 2629 (1), 17128 (3), 17129 (1), 17130 (4), 17234 (6), 17261 (1). Type catalog: Provenzano et al. 1998:3 [ref. 24196]. •Valid as Aphyocharax colifax Taphorn & Thomerson 1991 -- (Lima in Reis et al. 2003:198 [ref. 27061], Willink et al. 2003:3 [ref. 26755], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:52 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Aphyocharax colifax Taphorn & Thomerson 1991. Characidae: Aphyocharacinae. Distribution: Amazon and Orinoco river basins: Venezuela and Colombia. Habitat: freshwater.