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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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notatus, Centrarchus Jardine [W.] in Schomburgk 1843:160, Pl. 13 [The natural history of fishes of Guiana.--Part II; ref. 3948] Unknown locality. Lectotype: Figured specimen in Pl. 13 (whereabouts unknown). Lectotype selected by Staeck & Schindler 2003:112 [ref. 27491] as the figured specimen [formerly designated by them in 1997 as the iconotype] but with misinterpretation of Art. 76; restriction to the Essequibo R. is not justified. •Valid as Heros notatus (Jardine 1843) -- (Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:636 [ref. 27061], Staeck & Schindler 2015:133 [ref. 33952]). Current status: Valid as Heros notatus (Jardine 1843). Cichlidae: Cichlinae. Distribution: Essequibo River drainage, Guyana. Habitat: freshwater.

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