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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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nelsoni, Leptodoras Sabaj Pérez [M. H.] 2005:663, Figs. 4f, 5b, 15d, 20 [Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 4); ref. 28527] Río Metica (Meta-Orinoco drainage), about 1.5 kilometers east of Rajote, Plancha 267, 3°56'N, 73°03'W, Meta, Colombia. Holotype: ANSP 180917. Paratypes: Many lots at AMNH, ANSP, AUM, CAS, FMNH; ICNMN 13571 (1);, MBUCV-V, MCNG, MNHN, USNM. Plus non-type material. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:173 [ref. 29155], Mojica & Agudelo-Zamora 2018:46 [ref. 36127]. •Valid as Leptodoras nelsoni Sabaj Pérez 2005 -- (Ferraris 2007:173 [ref. 29155], Birindelli & Sousa 2010:292 [ref. 30833], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:88 [ref. 35633], Urbano-Bonilla et al. 2018:77 [ref. 35773]). Current status: Valid as Leptodoras nelsoni Sabaj Pérez 2005. Doradidae: Doradinae. Distribution: Amazon and Orinoco river basins: Colombia and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.

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