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Microlepidogaster Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1889:8 Fem. Microlepidogaster perforatus [a] Eigenmann & Eigenmann 1889. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Also appeared in Eigenmann & Eigenmann 1889:42 (18 Aug.) [ref. 1253], original in Apr. 1889. Species originally given as perforatus, emended to perforata. •Synonym of Otocinclus Cope 1871 -- (Isbrücker 1980:81 [ref. 2303]). •Valid as Microlepidogaster Eigenmann & Eienmann 1889 -- (Burgess 1989:439 [ref. 12860], Malabarba 1989:149 [ref. 14217], Schaefer 1991:2 [ref. 18926], Schaefer 1997:42 [ref. 23213], Reis & Schaefer 1998:23 [ref. 23691], Schaefer 1998:377 [ref. 23692], de Pinna 1998:305 [ref. 23847], Isbrücker 2002:23 [ref. 27178], Schaefer in Reis et al. 2003:324 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:272 [ref. 29155], Calegari & Reis 2010:625 [ref. 30974], Martins & Langeani 2011:66 [ref. 31235], Garvalho & Reis 2011:1 [ref. 31240], Martins et al. 2013:379 [ref. 32415], Martins et al. 2014:560 [ref. 33544], Calegari et al. 2014:213 [ref. 33627], Martins et al. 2017:233 [ref. 35356]). Current status: Valid as Microlepidogaster Eigenmann & Eigenmann 1889. Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae.