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macrolepis, Xenocypris Bleeker [P.] 1871:53, Pl. 5 (fig. 2) [Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen (Amsterdam) v. 12 (art. 2); ref. 6421] Chang Jiang [Yangtze River], China. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5060. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1948:74 [ref. 19574]. Berg 1909:131 serves as first reviser selecting macrolepis over tapeinosoma -- see Kottelat 2001:44 [ref. 25482]. Also in Bleeker 1871:63 [ref. 17073]. •Synonym of Xenocypris argentea Günther 1868 -- (Bănărescu 1970:397 [ref. 7718], Mai 1978:170 [ref. 13511], Bogutskaya & Naseka 1996:28 [ref. 22798], Liu & He in Chen et al. 1998:213 [ref. 23878], Guo 2021:177 [ref. 38617]). •Valid as Xenocypris macrolepis Bleeker 1871 -- (Berg 1949:633 [ref. 20661], Kottelat 2001:43 [ref. 25482], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:101 [ref. 28183], Bogutskaya et al. 2008:336 [ref. 30085], Kottelat 2013:170 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Xenocypris macrolepis Bleeker 1871. Xenocyprididae. Distribution: Yangtze River basin, China. Habitat: freshwater.