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agassizii, Geophagus (Mesops) Steindachner [F.] 1875:111 [51], Pl. 8 (fig. 2) [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 71 (1. Abth.); ref. 4220] Curupira, Codajas, Rio Poti de São Joao, Lago Maximo, and Lago Manacapuru, Brazil. Lectotype: NMW 23484. Paralectotypes: (many) MCZ 16029 (3); MSNG 7685 [ex NMW] (1); NMW 23507-10 (1, 1, 1, 1), 23519-29 (11 now 8), 23431-33 (2), 23446-48 (2), 23478-83 (5), 23552 (1), 23712-20 (1 ea.); ZSM 6086 [ex NMW 23519-529] (3 now 2, 1 missing). Type catalog: Tortonese 1963:340 [ref. 10350], Neumann 2011:249 [ref. 31652]. On p. 51 of separate. Lectotype selected by Kullander 1980:89 [ref. 5526]. •Valid as Apistogramma agassizii (Steindachner 1875) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:20 [ref. 9708], Kullander 1986:189 [ref. 12439], Römer 1994:10 [ref. 21306], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:611 [ref. 27061], Staeck 2003:13 [ref. 27488], Römer 2006:398 [ref. 28970], Römer et al. 2011:330 [ref. 31674], Römer & Hahn 2013:176 [ref. 32902], Sarmiento et al. 2014:188 [ref. 35004], Varella & Britzke 2016:93 [ref. 34364], Melo et al. 2016:135 [ref. 34701], Staeck 2017:28 [ref. 35639], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:97 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Apistogramma agassizii (Steindachner 1875). Cichlidae: Cichlinae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Habitat: freshwater.