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lunaris, Labrus Linnaeus [C.] (ex Gronovius) 1758:283 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] In Indiis [Indonesia]. Syntypes: BMNH 1853.11.12.39 [Gronovius coll.] (1, skin), ZMUU Linn. coll. 195 (1). Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:228 [ref. 13434]. Lectotype selected by Fricke 1999:441 [ref. 24106] as the specimen illustrated by Gronovius 1756: Pl. 6 (fig. 2) and it might be BMNH 1853.11.12.39 which Fricke regards as unidentifiable. Based on the 'Labrus oblongus, cauda bifurca, capite purpurascente' of Gronovius 1756:26, Pl. 6 (fig. 2) (vol. 2) [ref. 20783]. Hybrids between Gomphosus varius and Thalassoma duperrey are reported by Randall & Allen 2004:136 [ref. 27827], and with Thalassoma rueppellii (Klunzinger 1871) -- (Randall & Miroz 2001:131 [ref. 25802]). •Valid as Thalassoma lunare (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Dor 1984:208 [ref. 29757], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:205 [ref. 6441], Randall 1986:705 [ref. 5706], Allen & Swainston 1988:120 [ref. 25477], Paulin et al. 1989:207 [ref. 24556], Winterbottom et al. 1989:56 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:337 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:287 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:165 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:55 [ref. 25356], Allen 1995:76 [ref. 21960], Randall 1995:290 [ref. 22896], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:485 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:194 [ref. 23977], Carpenter et al. 1997:200 [ref. 23922], Chen et al. 1997:134 [ref. 26476], Kuiter 1997:302 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:337 [ref. 25919], Khan 1998:230 [ref. 24980], Myers 1999:202 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:441 [ref. 24106], Johnson 1999:745 [ref. 25471], Parenti & Randall 2000:45 [ref. 24943], Westneat in Randall & Lim 2000:629 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:991 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:370 [ref. 25191], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:215 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:114 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:103 [ref. 26368], Randall & Miroz 2001:132 [ref. 25802], Hutchins 2001:269 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:39 [ref. 25847], Westneat 2001:3462 [ref. 26277], Nakabo 2002:991 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:51 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S115 [ref. 27377], Bernardi et al. 2004:371 [ref. 27454], Myers & Donaldson 2003:636 [ref. 27495], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:158 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:23 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:125 [ref. 27715], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:353 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:439 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:448 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:1414 [ref. 29095], Satapoomin 2009:232 [ref. 30463], Motomura et al. 2010:174 [ref. 31256], Kuiter 2010:195 [ref. 35285], Allen & Erdmann 2012:722 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:267 [ref. 32706], Larson et al. 2013:168 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:139 [ref. 33932], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:117 [ref. 36167], Koeda et al. 2016:14 [ref. 35354], Ali et al. 2018:336 [ref. 36183], Fricke et al. 2018:294 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:130 [ref. 36273], Satapoomin in Kimura et al. 2018:235 [ref. 36460], Fricke et al. 2019:239 [ref. 36673], Hoschke et al. 2019:158 [ref. 36626], Zajonz et al. 2019:91 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Thalassoma lunare (Linnaeus 1758). Labridae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Socotra, Madagascar and Persian Gulf east to Line Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago and Gambier Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Rottnest Island (Western Australia), New South Wales (Australia), New Caledonia, Lord Howe, Norfolk and Kermadec Islands, northern New Zealand and Tonga. Habitat: marine.