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iris, Melanotaenia Allen [G. R.] 1987:15, Figs. 1-2 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 34 (no. 1); ref. 9178] Logatyu River, near Wankipe, Papua New Guinea, about 5°11'S, 142°23'E. Holotype: WAM P.28480-001. Paratypes: KFRS F.5743.01 (2), WAM P.28480-002 (2). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:12 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:13 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Melanotaenia iris Allen 1987 -- (Allen 1991:90 [ref. 21090], Allen et al. 2008:91 [ref. 30265]). Current status: Valid as Melanotaenia iris Allen 1987. Melanotaeniidae. Distribution: Strickland River system, Papua New Guinea. Habitat: freshwater.