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Cookeolus (subgenus of Priacanthus) Fowler [H. W.] 1928:190 Masc. Anthias boops Forster 1801. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Based on a misidentified type species, and a petition to ICZN was planned but not yet submitted to designate Priacanthus japonicus Cuvier 1829 as the type to preserve current usage (see Starnes 1988:142-143 [ref. 6978]). Current usage (sensu Starnes) as a valid genus distinct from Heteropriacanthus Fitch & Crooke 1984. •Valid as Cookeolus Fowler 1928 -- (Fitch & Crooke 1984 [ref. 4950], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:143 [ref. 6441], Heemstra 1986:544 [ref. 5660], Starnes 1988:142 [ref. 6978], Paxton et al. 1989:542 [ref. 12442], Kon & Yoshino 1997:351 [ref. 23368], Starnes 1999:2592 [ref. 24834], Starnes 2003:1381 [ref. 27084], Parin 2003:S4 [ref. 28536], Paxton et al. 2006:1117 [ref. 28995], Shinohara et al. 2011:49 [ref. 31715], Motomura et al. 2017:94 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:163 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Cookeolus Fowler 1928. Priacanthidae.