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Xyrichtys Cuvier [G.] 1814:87 Masc. Coryphaena novacula Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Dates to Cuvier 1814:87 as "...de nouveau nom générique de XYRICHTE (Xyrichlys [sic])." As Xirichthys in Cuvier 1829:262 [ref. 995] and Xyrichthys by authors. See Opinion 1799 (Appendix B in Eschmeyer et al. 1990 [ref. 26735]). Type designated by Jordan & Gilbert 1883, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. v. 16:605, but first designation may date to Desmarest 1856:268 [ref. 17401] -- see Whitley 1939:224 [ref. 25866] but Whitley has wrong date. •Valid as Xyrichtys Cuvier 1814 -- (Bauchot & Quignard 1973:442 [ref. 7204], Richards & Leis 1984:544 [ref. 13668], Yamakawa in Masuda et al. 1984:211 [ref. 6441], Randall 1986:705 [ref. 5706], Shen & Yeh 1987 [ref. 6419], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:398 [ref. 24550], Parenti & Randall 2000:48 [ref. 24943], Victor et al. 2001:101 [ref. 26031], Westneat 2001:3384 [ref. 26277], Randall & Earle 2002:390 [ref. 26445], Randall et al. 2002:93 [ref. 26622], Westneat 2003:1703 [ref. 27105], Randall & Lobel 2003:972 [ref. 27563], Randall & Earle 2004:39 [ref. 27618], Randall 2007:9 [ref. 29193], Randall et al. 2008:149 [ref. 29753], Randall & Jonsson 2008:179 [ref. 31037], Kuiter 2010:368 [ref. 35285], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:56 [ref. 36649] as Xyrichthys, Parenti & Randall 2011:37 [ref. 31299], Shen & Clark 2016:33 [ref. 34165], Brown et al. 2019:174 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Xyrichtys Cuvier 1814. Labridae.