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astrabes, Sternopygus Mago-Leccia [F.] 1994:79, Fig. 87 [Electric fishes of the continental waters of America; ref. 21320] Caño Pozo Azul, Aqua Linda, about 23 kilometers northeast of Puerto Ayacucho, Amazonas, Venezuela, 5°51'N, 67°31'W. Holotype: MBUCV-V-14182. Paratypes: AMNH 58643 (3), 162128 (1); MBUCV-V-6440 (1), V-13896 (6), V-15298 (12), V-15315 (4), V-15323 (12), V-15336 (15). Type catalog: Provenzano et al. 1998:18-19 [ref. 24196], Ferraris et al. 2017:[35] [ref. 35236]. •Valid as Sternopygus astrabes Mago-Leccia 1994 -- (Albert & Campos-da-Paz 1998:423 [ref. 23853], Albert in Reis et al. 2003:489 [ref. 27061], Crampton et al. 2004:248 [ref. 27652], Crampton et al. 2004:125 [ref. 27764], Hulen et al. 2005:412 [ref. 28485], Ferraris et al. 2017:[35] [ref. 35236], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:67 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Sternopygus astrabes Mago-Leccia 1994. Sternopygidae. Distribution: Orinoco River basin: Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.