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nigra, Eigenmannia Mago-Leccia [F.] 1994:77, Figs. 86a, 86b [Electric fishes of the continental waters of America; ref. 21320] Caño Urama, above Santa Lucía, Río Negro system, Amazonas, Venezuela. Holotype: MBUCV-V-14184. Paratypes: AMNH 58642 [ex MBUCV-V-14185] (3), ANSP 162130 (3), MBUCV-V-13437 (2 not 1), V-14185 (16 not 15). Plus additional material. Type catalog: Provenzano et al. 1998:8 [ref. 24196], Ferraris et al. 2017:[32] [ref. 35236]. •Valid as Eigenmannia nigra Mago-Leccia 1994 -- (Camargo & Isaac 2001:140 [ref. 27639], Albert in Reis et al. 2003:488 [ref. 27061], Peixoto et al. 2015:412 [ref. 33968], Peixoto & Wosiacki 2016:263 [ref. 34493], Dutra et al. 2017:90 [ref. 35186], Peixoto & Waltz 2017:[7] [ref. 35224], Ferraris et al. 2017:[32] [ref. 35236], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:66 [ref. 35633], Waltz & Albert 2018:410 [ref. 35854], Dutra et al. 2018:138 [ref. 35941], Peixoto & Ohara 2019:24 [ref. 36930]). Current status: Valid as Eigenmannia nigra Mago-Leccia 1994. Sternopygidae. Distribution: Amazon, Essequibo and Orinoco River basins: Brazil, Colombia, Guyana and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.