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meeki, Brycon Eigenmann [C. H.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] in Eigenmann 1918:688 [Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society v. 56 (no. 7); ref. 12304] Río San Juan, Río Dagua, Río Patia, western Colombia [Lectotype from Barbacoas, Colombia]. Lectotype: CAS 13467 [ex IU 13467]. Paralectotypes: [all CAS ex IU] CAS 13460 (2), 18542 (9), 18537 (25), 54945 (33), 61208-15 (2, 12 33, 38, 1, 1, 40, 13), 61217-18 (24, 24); CAS-SU 22761 (4); USNM 280489 (12); MBUCV. Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:9 [ref. 19022]. Lectotype selected by Eigenmann 1922:322 [ref. 1243]. Moreira in Reis et al. 2003:177 [ref. 27061] indicates that Eschmeyer 1998 was incorrect in stating that Eigenmann designated a lectotype; Eigenmann did establish the lectotype on p. 322 [not 232] in the caption to Pl. 23. •Valid as Brycon meeki Eigenmann & Hildebrand 1918 -- (Howes 1982:34 [ref. 14201], Malabarba 1998:76 [ref. 23840], Lima in Reis et al. 2003:177 [ref. 27061], Mirande 2010:483 [ref. 31006], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:63 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Brycon meeki Eigenmann & Hildebrand 1918. Bryconidae: Bryconinae. Distribution: Trans-Andean river basins in Colombia. Habitat: freshwater.