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politus, Cheironectes Richardson [J.] 1844:133 [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 3 (art. 5, pt. 2); ref. 20295] Actaeon Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Tasmania, 43°34'S, 147°00'E, depth 5 meters [Original locality: Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia.]. Neotype: CSIRO H 4118-01. As name only in Richardson 1842:71 [ref. 13097]. Neotype selected by Last & Gledhill 2009:59 [ref. 30518]. •Valid as Brachionichthys politus (Richardson 1844) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:275 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1997:40 [ref. 25488]). •Valid as Sympterichthys politus (Richardson 1844) -- (Bruce et al. 1999:370 [ref. 23944], Paxton et al. 2006:648 [ref. 28994], Last et al. 2007:53 [ref. 29447]). •Valid as Thymichthys politus (Richardson 1844) -- (Last & Gledhill 2009:59 [ref. 30518]). Current status: Valid as Thymichthys politus (Richardson 1844). Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Tasmania, Australia. Habitat: marine.