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gorgonae, Cheirodon Evermann [B. W.] & Goldsborough [E. L.] 1909:99, Fig. 1 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 22; ref. 14372] Small pool below the spillway of the reservoir dam at Gorgona, Panama Canal Zone. Holotype: USNM 64094. Paratypes: (11) ? BMNH 1909.2.25.50 (1), FMNH (1, missing), IU (1, not at CAS), CAS-SU (1, missing), USNM 64095 (4), USNM 127086 [ex USBF 1706/5421] (3). Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:14 [ref. 19022]. •Valid as Cheirodon gorgonae Evermann & Goldsborough 1909 -- (Fink & Weitzman 1974:14 [ref. 7132]). •Valid as Compsura gorgonae (Evermann & Goldsborough 1909) -- (Bussing 1998:104 [ref. 24179], Malabarba & Weitzman 1999:427 [ref. 24417], Malabarba & Weitzman 2000:280 [ref. 24413], Malabarba in Reis et al. 2003:216 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Valid as Compsura gorgonae (Evermann & Goldsborough 1909). Characidae: Cheirodontinae. Distribution: Pacific and Atlantic versant rivers of Panama. Habitat: freshwater.


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