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galaxias, Leporacanthicus Isbrücker [I. J. H.] & Nijssen [H.] 1989:546, Figs 8-10, 13-15 [Die Aquarien- und Terrarienzeitschrift (DATZ) v. 42 (no. 9); ref. 13622] Rio Tocantins, Lagoa em frenta a Jacobal, Pará State, Brazil. Holotype: MZUSP 24136. Paratypes: INPA 674 (1); INPA-TOC 1578 (1); IRSNB 694 (1); MZUSP 27665 (17); ZMA 107862 (16), 119396 (4), 119477 (1), 120337 (2 + 1 mutilated), 120344 (1); ZSM 26672 (1), 26735 (9). Additional material: ZMA 120338 (4). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:265 [ref. 29155], Neumann 2011:264 [ref. 31652] •Valid as Leporacanthicus galaxias Isbrücker & Nijssen 1989 -- (Provenzano 1995:97 [ref. 38661], Burgess & Finley 1996:169 [ref. 22901], Montoya-Burgos et al. 1998:367 [ref. 23850], Isbrücker 2001:29 [ref. 25653], Isbrücker 2002:20 [ref. 27178], Fisch-Muller in Reis et al. 2003:388 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:265 [ref. 29155], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:81 [ref. 35633], Koerber et al. 2022:53 [ref. 39235]). Current status: Valid as Leporacanthicus galaxias Isbrücker & Nijssen 1989. Loricariidae: Hypostominae. Distribution: South America: Orinoco River basin (Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela). Habitat: freshwater.


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