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chimantanus, Chasmocranus Inger [R. F.] 1956:425, Fig. 92 [Fieldiana Zoology v. 34 (no. 37); ref. 12201] Río Abácapa, west side of Chimantá-tepui, Venezuela, elevation 2200 feet. Holotype: FMNH 45704. Paratypes: FMNH 45705 (3). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:22 [ref. 12367], Ferraris 2007:183 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Heptapterus chimantanus (Inger 1956) -- (Burgess 1989:276 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Chasmocranus chimantanus Inger 1956 -- (Bockmann & Guazzelli in Reis et al. 2003:412 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:183 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Valid as Chasmocranus chimantanus Inger 1956. Heptapteridae: Heptapterinae. Distribution: Caroní and Carapo River basins in Orinoco River drainage, Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.