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scologaster, Astyanax Weitzman [M. J.] & Vari [R. P.] 1986:709, Figs. 1, 3 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 99 (no. 4); ref. 5979] Caño Manu, Río Negro, Amazonas, Venezuela, about 2°00'N, 66°57'W. Holotype: MBUCV-V-15249. Paratypes: AMNH 56174 (5) or 56173 (3); BMNH 1985.10.14.1-3 (3); FMNH 96616 (3); MBUCV-V-15250 to 51 (5, 5); MZUSP 30247 (6), 30252 (7), 36288 (3); CAS 57471 (3); USNM 272609-12 (4, 5, 5, 8), 276503-05 (5, 6, 6). Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:7 [ref. 19022], Oyakawa 1996:452 [ref. 23140], Provenzano et al. 1998:4 [ref. 24196]. •Valid as Astyanax scologaster Weitzman & Vari 1986 -- (Géry et al. 1996:8 [ref. 22155], Garavello & Sampaio 2010:862 [ref. 31053]). •Valid as Jupiaba scologaster (Weitzman & Vari 1986) -- (Zanata 1997:132 [ref. 24112], Buckup in Reis et al. 2003:143 [ref. 27061], Zanata & Lima 2005:277 [ref. 28235], Pereira & Lucinda 2007:54 [ref. 29302], Netto-Ferreira et al. 2009:65 [ref. 30519], Mirande 2010:502 [ref. 31006], Barriga S. 2014:107 [ref. 35745], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Jupiaba scologaster (Weitzman & Vari 1986). Characidae: Characids incertae sedis. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.