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psittacus, Coryphaena Linnaeus [C.] (ex Garden) 1766:448 [Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 1); ref. 2786] Carolina [South Carolina, U.S.A.]. Holotype (unique): Linn. Soc. Lond. 142 (right half-skin). Type catalog: Goode & Bean 1885:195 [ref. 1841], Wheeler 1985:65 [ref. 20705]. Based on 'Parrotfish' in manuscript description and specimen sent by A. Garden [South Carolina]. •Synonym of Xyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Bauchot & Quignard 1973:442 [ref. 7204], Randall 1986:706 [ref. 5706], Gomon & Forsyth 1990:880 [ref. 19219], Parenti & Randall 2000:49 [ref. 24943]). •Valid as Xyrichtys psittacus (Linnaeus 1766) -- (Kuiter 2010:370 [ref. 35285]). Current status: Synonym of Xyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus 1758). Labridae. Habitat: marine.