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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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oliveirae, Farlowella Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1939:359 [Boletim Biológico, São Paulo (Nova Série) v. 4 (no. 3); ref. 3023] Pará State, Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNRJ 757. Type catalog: Miranda Ribeiro 1955:399 [ref. 12732], Ferraris 2007:237 [ref. 29155]. Named for Carlos Estevam de Oliveira; the spelling oliveirai should be used, not oliveirae of current authors. The correct spelling of the valid species epithet is amazonum, a noun that does not decline (see note under Curimatus amazonum). •Valid as Farlowella oliveirae Miranda Ribeiro 1939 -- (Isbrücker 1980:100 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:441 [ref. 12860]). •Synonym of Farlowella amazona (Günther 1864) -- (Retzer & Page 1997:69 [ref. 23176], Isbrücker 2001:27 [ref. 25653], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:332 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:237 [ref. 29155]). •Synonym of Farlowella amazonum (Günther 1864) -- (Marajó et al. 2018:4 [ref. 36366]). Current status: Synonym of Farlowella amazonum (Günther 1864). Loricariidae: Loricariinae. Habitat: freshwater.