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Scorpaenopsis Heckel [J. J.] 1839:158 Fem. Scorpaena nesogallica Cuvier 1829. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1876:4 and 28 [ref. 12248]; Bleeker designated Scorpaena gibbosa Bloch as type (not an included species) but on p. 28 treated nesogallica and gibbosa as synonyms, therefore nesogallica is type (Art. 69.2.2). •Valid as Scorpaenopsis Heckel 1839 -- (Eschmeyer 1986:473 [ref. 5652], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1987:87 [ref. 15964], Paxton et al. 1989:450 [ref. 12442], Poss 1999:2303 [ref. 24796], Mandrytsa 2001:252 [ref. 25636], Randall & Eschmeyer 2001:5 [ref. 25801], Motomura 2004:546 [ref. 27914], Motomura et al. 2004:89 [ref. 28581], Motomura & Shinohara 2005:296 [ref. 29181], Allen et al. 2006:888 [ref. 29066], Motomura 2008:774 [ref. 20292], Motomura 2009:67 [ref. 30463], Motomura & Causse 2011:45 [ref. 31125], Motomura et al. 2011:100 [ref. 31717], Fricke et al. 2013:207 [ref. 32768], Kottelat 2013:314 [ref. 32989], Motomura et al. 2017:68 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:134 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:55 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:103 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Scorpaenopsis Heckel 1839. Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae.