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eques, Leporinus Steindachner [F.] 1878:90 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 15 (no. 12) (for 9 May 1878); ref. 20476] Río Magdalena, Colombia. Lectotype: NMW 69549. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1895.5.17.155 and 156 (2); NMW 69548 (2), 69550 (1). Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1879:56 [p. 40 of separate], Pl. 10 (figs. 2-2a) [ref. 4227]. Lectotype selected by Vari & Williams 1987:101 [ref. 5980]. •Valid as Abramites eques (Steindachner 1878) -- (Vari & Williams 1987:99 [ref. 5980], Santos & Jégu 1990:164 [ref. 20180], Garavello & Britski in Reis et al. 2003:71 [ref. 27061], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:39 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Abramites eques (Steindachner 1878). Anostomidae. Distribution: Magdalena River basin, Colombia. Habitat: freshwater.