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Pristigenys Agassiz [L.] 1835:299 Fem. Chaetodon substriatus Blainville 1818. Type by monotypy. Apparently available from Agassiz 1835 as new generic name in association with an established fossil species name, now †Pristigenys substriata (Blainville 1818). Recent species are assigned to it as well. See also Pseudopriacanthus Bleeker 1869. •Valid as Pristigenys Agassiz 1835 -- (Fritzsche & Johnson 1981 [ref. 5399], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:143 [ref. 6441], Heemstra 1986:546 [ref. 5660], Taverne 1988 [ref. 6863], Starnes 1988:131 [ref. 6978], Paxton et al. 1989:543 [ref. 12442], Kon & Yoshino 1997:351 [ref. 23368], Starnes 1999:2591 [ref. 24834], Starnes 2003:1380 [ref. 27084], Paxton et al. 2006:1119 [ref. 28995], Nair & Geetha 2006:263 [ref. 29275], Iwatsuki 2009:102 [ref. 30433], Iwatsuki et al. 2012:41 [ref. 31809], Carnevale et al. 2017:554 [ref. 35284], Motomura et al. 2017:96 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:164 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:71 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:130 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Pristigenys Agassiz 1835. Priacanthidae.