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Leptoscarus (subgenus of Scarus) Swainson [W.] 1839:172, 226 Masc. Scarus vaigiensis Quoy & Gaimard 1824. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Leptoscarus Swainson 1839 -- (Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:218 [ref. 6441], Bruce & Randall 1985 [ref. 5234], Randall 1986:708 [ref. 5706], Bellwood & Choat 1989:12 [ref. 13494], Bellwood 1994:64 [ref. 19116], Parenti & Randall 2000:54 [ref. 24943], Bellwood 2001:3469 [ref. 26278], Streelman et al. 2002:964 [ref. 26053], Allen et al. 2006:1429 [ref. 29090], Stewart 2015:1405 [ref. 34196], Fricke et al. 2018:297 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:132 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:243 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Leptoscarus Swainson 1839. Scaridae: Sparisomatinae.