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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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formosae, Chaetostoma Ballen [G. A.] 2011:384, Figs. 1 and 3 [Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo v. 51 (no. 26); ref. 31653] Caño Chuy, affluent of río Upía, Boyacá -- Casanare border, upper río Meta basin, Orinoco drainage, San Luis de Gaceno, Departamento de Boyacá, Colombia. Holotype: ICNMHN 17114. Paratypes: many as CZUT-IC, ICNMHN and MLS. Plus non-type specimens. Type catalog: Mojica & Agudelo-Zamora 2018:31 [ref. 36127]. •Valid as Chaetostoma formosae Ballen 2011 -- (Lujan et al. 2015:666 [ref. 33975], Ballen et al. 2016:194 [ref. 34396], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:79 [ref. 35633], Urbano-Bonilla et al. 2018:75 [ref. 35773], Urbano-Bonilla & Ballen 2021:12 [ref. 38058]). Current status: Valid as Chaetostoma formosae Ballen 2011. Loricariidae: Hypostominae. Distribution: Upper Meta and Guaviare River drainages, Orinoco River basin, Colombia. Habitat: freshwater.

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