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sclerolepis, Arrhamphus Günther [A.] 1866:277 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 6; ref. 1983] Australia [originally as "? New Zealand"]. Lectotype: BMNH 1862.11.15.127. Paralectotypes: BMNH 2015.9.22.1 (1, poor condition). Lectotype selected by Collette 1974:33 [ref. 12930]. •Valid as Arrhamphus sclerolepis Günther 1866 -- (Collette 1974:24, 32 [ref. 12930], Allen & Swainston 1988:40 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:336 [ref. 12442], Allen 1991:69 [ref. 21090], Allen 1997:64 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:349 [ref. 23967], Hutchins 2001:24 [ref. 25847], Morgan et al. 2011:12 [ref. 31262], Larson et al. 2013:68 [ref. 32988]). •Valid as Arrhamphus sclerolepis Günther 1866, subspecies sclerolepis Günther 1866 -- (Parin et al. 1980:95 [ref. 6895], Collette 1999:2193 [ref. 24785], Allen et al. 2002:121 [ref. 25930], Collette 2004:2, 27 [ref. 27583], Paxton et al. 2006:733 [ref. 28994], Pusey et al. 2017:30 [ref. 35250] as Arramphus). Current status: Valid as Arrhamphus sclerolepis Günther 1866. Hemiramphidae. Distribution: Australia and Papua New Guinea. The subspecies sclerolepis occurs from northern Australia to southern Papua New Guinea, and the subspecies kreffti in eastern and southeastern Australia. Habitat: freshwater.