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weitzmani, Microcharacidium Buckup [P. A.] 1993:141, Fig. 18 [Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 4 (no. 2); ref. 20831] Small `caño' (Río Orinoco drainage), 67°46'N, 5°25'W, 2 kilometers south of Mirabel, Ature, Amazonas, Venezuela. Holotype: MBUCV-V-21796 [ex USNM 270221]. Paratypes: ANSP (1 lot, 14); FMNH 101561 (1); MBUCV (4 lots, 27); MCNG (1 lot, 17); UMMZ (3 lots, 12); USNM 270159 (6), 270212-13 (24, 20), 270221 (68), 288894 (10), 289580 (2, c&s), 289582 (2, c&s), 29000 (17). Type catalog: Provenzano et al. 1998:12-13 [ref. 24196]. •Valid as Microcharacidium weitzmani Buckup 1993 -- (Buckup 1993:334 [ref. 26741], Chang & Ortega 1995:3 [ref. 24302], Zarske 1997:171 [ref. 23714], Géry & Römer 1997:70 [ref. 23712], Costa & Le Bail 1999:1028 [ref. 24187], Sarmiento et al. 2014:186 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:35 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Microcharacidium weitzmani Buckup 1993. Crenuchidae: Characidiinae. Distribution: Orinoco River system: Venezuela, Bolivia and Colombia. Habitat: freshwater.