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scymnophilus, Geophagus Hensel [R.] 1870:65 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 36 (pt. 1); ref. 18277] Rio Cadeia, Nova Petrópolis, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Lectotype: ZMB 31374. Paralectotypes: ZMB 7468 (3), 31374 (5). Type catalog: Paepke & Schindler 2013:269 [ref. 32895]. Lectotype selected by Reis & Malabarba 1988:280 [ref. 6638]. •Synonym of Gymnogeophagus gymnogenys (Hensel 1870) -- (Gosse 1976:118 [ref. 7029], Malabarba 1989:168 [ref. 14217]). •Synonym of Geophagus labiatus Hensel 1870 -- (Reis & Malabarba 1988:280 [ref. 6638], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:635 [ref. 27061], Litz & Koerber 2014:34 [ref. 33622]). Current status: Synonym of Gymnogeophagus labiatus (Hensel 1870). Cichlidae: Cichlinae. Habitat: freshwater.