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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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Oxydoras Kner [R.] 1855:142 Masc. Doras niger Kner (not of Valenciennes) (= Oxydoras kneri Bleeker 1863). Type by subsequent designation. Type evidently a misidentified type species; Doras (Oxydoras) niger of Kner (renamed O. kneri by Bleeker), not Doras niger Valenciennes 1811. Type designated by Bleeker 1862:5 [ref. 393] and 1863:85 [ref. 401]. See Ferraris 2007:175 [ref. 29155] for a different interpretation. •Valid as Oxydoras Kner 1855 -- (Burgess 1989:224 [ref. 12860], de Pinna 1998:307 [ref. 23847], Britski et al. 1999:120 [ref. 24147], Sabaj & Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:464 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:175 [ref. 29155], Birindelli 2014:539 [ref. 33501] in Doradinae). Current status: Valid as Oxydoras Kner 1855. Doradidae: Doradinae.

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