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rubripinnis, Myletes Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1844:97 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 10 (pt 1); ref. 3070] Guyana. Lectotype: ZMB 23686. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1971.5.10.64 (1) Essequibo R.; ZMB 3636-37 (1, 1). Also appeared in Müller & Troschel 1845:23 [ref. 3071]. Lectotype selected by Jégu et al. 2004:125 [ref. 27829]. •Valid as Myleus rubripinnis (Müller & Troschel 1844) -- (Géry 1972:162 [ref. 1594], Ortega & Vari 1986:9 [ref. 9708], Géry et al. 1991:37 [ref. 21021], Taphorn 1992:281 [ref. 23654], Planquette et al. 1996:370 [ref. 22818], Jégu in Reis et al. 2003:186 [ref. 27061], Barriga Salazar 2014:108 [ref. 35745], Rodríguez-Barrera et al. 2020:45 [ref. 37800]). •Valid as Myloplus rubripinnis (Müller & Troschel 1844) -- (Jégu 2001:386 [ref. 25923], Jégu et al. 2003:849 [ref. 27668], Jégu et al. 2004:124, 142 [ref. 27829], Sarmiento et al. 2014:187 [ref. 35004], Andrade et al. 2016:165 [ref. 34307], Andrade et al. 2016:579 [ref. 34960], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:37 [ref. 35633], Andrade et al. 2018:121 [ref. 35868], Andrade et al. 2019:[8] [ref. 37167]). Current status: Valid as Myloplus rubripinnis (Müller & Troschel 1844). Serrasalmidae: Myleinae. Distribution: South America: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and Brazil; introduced in Puerto Rico (U.S.A.). Habitat: freshwater.