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eppleyi, Parotocinclus Schaefer [S. A.] & Provenzano [F.] 1993:46, Figs. 5-6 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 4 (no. 1); ref. 20828] Caño Curicurito, about 1 kilometer above its mouth into the Río Autana, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela, 4°47'N, 67°25'W. Holotype: MBUCV-V-22530. Paratypes: ANSP 160645 (1), 160657 (1), 160700 (6), 161495 (2), 162164 (2), 165845 (12), 165846 (1), 169470 (9); MBUCV-V-4728 (36, not 20), V-16890 (3), V-17574 (1), V-18378 (3), V-20188 (4, not 3), V-22524 (155, not 157). Type catalog: Provenzano et al. 1998:14 [ref. 24196], Ferraris 2007:282 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Parotocinclus eppleyi Schaefer & Provenzano 1993 -- (Burgess & Finley 1996:170 [ref. 22901], Isbrücker 2001:30 [ref. 25653], Ribeiro et al. 2002:223 [ref. 26534], Isbrücker 2002:25 [ref. 27178], Schaefer in Reis et al. 2003:326 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:282 [ref. 29155], Chiachio et al. 2008:610 [ref. 30127], Lehmann A. & Reis 2012:62 [ref. 32074], Lehmann A. et al. 2015:47 [ref. 33723], Roxo et al. 2016:131 [ref. 34921], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:76 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Parotocinclus eppleyi Schaefer & Provenzano 1993. Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae. Distribution: Orinoco River basin, Venezuela and Colombia. Habitat: freshwater.