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Apolemichthys (subgenus of Holacanthus) Burton [M.] (ex Fraser-Brunner) 1934:Pisces p. 57 Masc. Holacanthus xanthurus Bennett 1833. Type by original designation. Not available from Fraser-Brunner 1933:578 [ref. 671], no type designated or indicated after 1930 and 3 included species (Art. 13.3). Genus does date to 1934 with author as Burton as published in the Zoological Record for 1933 (see Art. 13.3 in Appendix A in Eschmeyer 1990 [ref. 20647]). •Synonym of Centropyge Kaup 1860 -- (Gaither et al. 2014:44 [ref. 35448]). •Valid as Apolemichthys Burton 1934 -- (Klausewitz 1972:363 [ref. 30491], Heemstra 1984 [ref. 5298], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:188 [ref. 6441], Smith & Heemstra 1986:624 [ref. 5714], Pyle 2001:3267 [ref. 26118], Allen et al. 2006:1303 [ref. 29090], Fricke et al. 2018:241 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:111 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:194 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Apolemichthys Burton 1934. Pomacanthidae.