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pyropunctata, Rachovia Taphorn [D. C.] & Thomerson [J. E.] 1978:403, Fig. 9c [Acta Biologica Venezuelica v. 9 (no. 4); ref. 4337] Pool west of Lake Maracaibo, Guamo road near Hacienda Berlin, between San Felipe and Jaguasito, Zulia, Venezuela. Holotype: FMNH 85713. Paratypes: AMNH 36916 (84, 6 c&s); CAS 39379; FMNH 85712 (now 12), 85713, 85715 (7), 85720 (4), 85736-38 (10, 10, 20), 96043 (1, allotype); UF 74507 [ex FSM 24507] (46), ?UF 74508 [ex FSM 24508] (56); UMMZ 200210 (9); USNM 218056 (10). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:74 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Rachovia pyropunctata Taphorn & Thomerson 1978 -- (Parenti 1981:486 [ref. 7066], Costa 1998:80 [ref. 23792], Lazara 2001:266 [ref. 25711], Costa in Reis et al. 2003:533 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Valid as Rachovia pyropunctata Taphorn & Thomerson 1978. Rivulidae: Rivulinae. Distribution: Lake Maracaibo basin, Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.