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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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ortegai, Moema Costa [W. J. E. M.] 2003:7, Figs. 3B, 4 [Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, Nova Série. Zoologia No. 513; ref. 27634] Reserva Natural Tambopata, Cocha Redonda, 1.5 kilometers from Katicocha, rio Madre de Dios drainage, Amazonian basin, about 12°20'S, 69°20'W, Depto Madre de Dios, Peru. Holotype: MUSM 20177. Paratypes: MUSM 3069 (4); UFRJ 5445 (1), 5446 (1 c&s). Moema quiii Huber 2003 published earlier [12 Nov., ortegai published on 24 Nov.] (K. Lazara, pers. comm. 3/5/2011). •Valid as Moema ortegai Costa 2003 -- (Valdesalici et al. 2015:128 [ref. 33902], Valdesalici 2016:66 [ref. 34174]). •Synonym of Moema quiii Huber 2003 -- (K. Lazara, pers. comm. 3/5/2011, no decision in Valdesalici et al. 2015:132 [ref. 33902]). Current status: Synonym of Moema quiii Huber 2003. Rivulidae: Rivulinae. Habitat: freshwater.