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boraborensis, Fierasfer Kaup [J. J.] 1856:99 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 22 (pt. 1); ref. 2574] Bora Bora Island [Society Islands, French Polynesia, South Pacific]. Syntypes: MNHN B-1265 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:34 [ref. 19576]. Also in Kaup 1856:160 [ref. 2573]. •Valid as Carapus boraborensis (Kaup 1856) -- (Arnold 1956:279 [ref. 5315], Parmentier et al. 2000:295 [ref. 26179], Parmentier & Bailly 2002:79 [ref. 26055]). •Valid as Encheliophis boraborensis (Kaup 1856) -- (Markle & Olney 1990:391 [ref. 18996], Heemstra in Smith & Heemstra 1995:352 [ref. 21953], Parmentier et al. 1999:135 [ref. 23955], Myers 1999:65 [ref. 23965] as boraboraensis, Markle in Nielsen et al. 1999:16 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1978 [ref. 24753], Nakabo 2000:447 [ref. 25086], Markle in Randall & Lim 2000:596 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:447 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:613 [ref. 27495] as borboraensis (Kaup 1865), Randall 2005:66 [ref. 28239], Parmentier et al. 2006:122 [ref. 28668], Hoese et al. 2006:552 [ref. 29051], Allen & Erdmann 2012:127 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2018:82 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:70 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Encheliophis boraborensis (Kaup 1856). Carapidae: Carapinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Society Islands, north to Taiwan and Yaeyama Islands, south to Queensland (Australia). Habitat: marine.